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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
Program 2014 2015 2016 5
   Total 679,996 462,388 530,250
CBP Border Patrol 486,651 337,117 415,816
ICE Homeland Security Investigations1 11,626 7,288 4,330
ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations2,3 181,719 117,983 110,104

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Border Patrol Sector: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Sector 2014 2015 2016 5
   Total apprehensions 486,651 337,117 415,816
Southwest sectors 479,371 331,333 408,870
Big Bend, TX 4 4,096 5,031 6,366
Del Rio, TX 24,255 19,013 23,078
El Centro, CA 14,511 12,820 19,448
El Paso, TX 12,339 14,495 25,634
Laredo, TX 44,049 35,888 36,562
Rio Grande Valley, TX 256,393 147,257 186,830
San Diego, CA 29,911 26,290 31,891
Tucson, AZ 87,915 63,397 64,891
Yuma, AZ 5,902 7,142 14,170
Other sectors 7,280 5,784 6,946
Blaine, WA 272 282 271
Buffalo, NY 741 291 226
Detroit, MI 647 637 716
Grand Forks, ND 767 789 505
Havre, MT 91 64 43
Houlton, ME 45 32 25
Miami, FL 2,034 1,752 3,205
New Orleans, LA 950 849 764
Ramey, PR 958 557 694
Spokane, WA 269 190 206
Swanton, VT 506 341 291

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Investigations Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Jurisdiction: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Jurisdiction 2014 2015 2016 5
Total administrative arrests 11,626 7,288 4,330
Atlanta, GA 224 166 75
Baltimore, MD 133 130 34
Boston, MA 173 157 91
Buffalo, NY 118 87 42
Chicago, IL 909 750 379
Dallas, TX 328 215 131
Denver, CO 128 74 90
Detroit, MI 229 231 98
El Paso, TX 447 394 343
Honolulu, HI 72 75 60
Houston, TX 924 355 251
Los Angeles, CA 401 493 210
Miami, FL 984 794 397
New Orleans, LA 415 293 224
New York, NY 245 171 155
Newark, NJ 185 157 108
Philadelphia, PA 233 158 87
Phoenix, AZ 258 207 337
Saint Paul, MN 180 94 50
San Antonio, TX 3,677 1,438 662
San Diego, CA 311 211 145
San Francisco, CA 176 96 61
San Juan, PR 65 41 15
Seattle, WA 259 209 117
Tampa, FL 181 138 45
Washington, DC 299 136 73
Other SAC jurisdictions abroad 72 18 50

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Enforcement and Removal Operations Area of Responsibility: Fiscal Years 2014 To 2016
Area 3  2014 2015 2016 5
Total administrative arrests 181,719 117,983 110,104
Atlanta, GA 14,208 10,042 8,866
Baltimore, MD 2,114 1,100 1,239
Boston, MA 2,795 1,749 1,858
Buffalo, NY 1,510 1,171 1,173
Chicago, IL 9,951 6,899 7,055
Dallas, TX 13,026 8,177 9,634
Denver, CO 3,272 2,336 2,284
Detroit, MI 4,549 2,546 2,241
El Paso, TX 2,636 1,830 1,611
Houston, TX 16,112 13,886 12,896
Los Angeles, CA 18,347 8,365 7,651
Miami, FL 8,411 4,764 3,524
New Orleans, LA 7,331 5,187 5,174
New York, NY 4,859 2,275 1,847
Newark, NJ 3,763 2,478 2,247
Philadelphia, PA 4,857 3,995 3,672
Phoenix, AZ 8,416 7,118 5,370
Saint Paul, MN 3,654 2,362 2,500
Salt Lake City, UT 5,078 4,384 4,638
San Antonio, TX 18,680 11,268 8,425
San Diego, CA 6,336 3,717 3,683
San Francisco, CA 10,602 6,009 6,651
Seattle, WA 4,703 2,960 2,698
Washington, DC 4,361 3,089 2,883
Headquarters 11 4 12
Unknown 2,137 272 272

- 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 Published Date: November 30, 2017

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