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Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Program And Border Patrol Sector, Investigations Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Jurisdiction, And Area Of Responsibility: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016

The 2016 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provide data on foreign nationals who are granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., immigrants who receive a “green card”), admitted as temporary nonimmigrants, granted asylum or refugee status, or are naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions and arrests, removals, and returns.

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Program: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Program201420152016 5
CBP Border Patrol486,651337,117415,816
ICE Homeland Security Investigations111,6267,2884,330
ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations2,3181,719117,983110,104


Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Border Patrol Sector: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Sector201420152016 5
   Total apprehensions486,651337,117415,816
Southwest sectors479,371331,333408,870
Big Bend, TX 44,0965,0316,366
Del Rio, TX24,25519,01323,078
El Centro, CA14,51112,82019,448
El Paso, TX12,33914,49525,634
Laredo, TX44,04935,88836,562
Rio Grande Valley, TX256,393147,257186,830
San Diego, CA29,91126,29031,891
Tucson, AZ87,91563,39764,891
Yuma, AZ5,9027,14214,170
Other sectors7,2805,7846,946
Blaine, WA272282271
Buffalo, NY741291226
Detroit, MI647637716
Grand Forks, ND767789505
Havre, MT916443
Houlton, ME453225
Miami, FL2,0341,7523,205
New Orleans, LA950849764
Ramey, PR958557694
Spokane, WA269190206
Swanton, VT506341291


Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Investigations Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Jurisdiction: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Jurisdiction201420152016 5
Total administrative arrests11,6267,2884,330
Atlanta, GA22416675
Baltimore, MD13313034
Boston, MA17315791
Buffalo, NY1188742
Chicago, IL909750379
Dallas, TX328215131
Denver, CO1287490
Detroit, MI22923198
El Paso, TX447394343
Honolulu, HI727560
Houston, TX924355251
Los Angeles, CA401493210
Miami, FL984794397
New Orleans, LA415293224
New York, NY245171155
Newark, NJ185157108
Philadelphia, PA23315887
Phoenix, AZ258207337
Saint Paul, MN1809450
San Antonio, TX3,6771,438662
San Diego, CA311211145
San Francisco, CA1769661
San Juan, PR654115
Seattle, WA259209117
Tampa, FL18113845
Washington, DC29913673
Other SAC jurisdictions abroad721850


Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Enforcement and Removal Operations Area of Responsibility: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Area 3 201420152016 5
Total administrative arrests181,719117,983110,104
Atlanta, GA14,20810,0428,866
Baltimore, MD2,1141,1001,239
Boston, MA2,7951,7491,858
Buffalo, NY1,5101,1711,173
Chicago, IL9,9516,8997,055
Dallas, TX13,0268,1779,634
Denver, CO3,2722,3362,284
Detroit, MI4,5492,5462,241
El Paso, TX2,6361,8301,611
Houston, TX16,11213,88612,896
Los Angeles, CA18,3478,3657,651
Miami, FL8,4114,7643,524
New Orleans, LA7,3315,1875,174
New York, NY4,8592,2751,847
Newark, NJ3,7632,4782,247
Philadelphia, PA4,8573,9953,672
Phoenix, AZ8,4167,1185,370
Saint Paul, MN3,6542,3622,500
Salt Lake City, UT5,0784,3844,638
San Antonio, TX18,68011,2688,425
San Diego, CA6,3363,7173,683
San Francisco, CA10,6026,0096,651
Seattle, WA4,7032,9602,698
Washington, DC4,3613,0892,883

- Represents zero.

1 By 2008, no longer includes arrests under the 287(g) program.

2 Data for 2007 include only arrests of fugitive and nonfugitive aliens under the National Fugitive Operations Program of ICE ERO; 2008 data include administrative arrests conducted by ICE ERO; beginning in 2009, data include arrests conducted by ICE ERO and arrests conducted under the 287(g) program.

3 Historical figures for ICE ERO administrative arrests may differ from those published by ICE due to updates to previously published numbers.

4 Formerly known as Marfa, TX.

5 The counting methodology for administrative arrests by ICE ERO was revised to align with ICE ERO reporting for 2016; for earlier years, only one administrative arrests could be counted for the same person on the same day. Note: CBP Border Patrol data are current as of October 2016. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) data are current as of October 2016. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) data are current as of October 2016.

Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Updated: 01/23/2023
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