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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 2015 to 2017

The 2017 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 2015 To 2017
Program 2015 20165 2017
   Total 462,388 530,250 461,540
CBP Border Patrol 337,117 415,816 310,531
ICE Homeland Security Investigations1 7,288 4,330 7,539
ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations2,3 117,983 110,104 143,470

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Border Patrol Sector: Fiscal Years 2015 To 2017
Sector 2015 20165 2017
   Total apprehensions 337,117 415,816 310,531
Southwest sectors 331,333 408,870 303,916
Big Bend, TX4 5,031 6,366 6,002
Del Rio, TX 19,013 23,078 13,476
El Centro, CA 12,820 19,448 18,633
El Paso, TX 14,495 25,634 25,193
Laredo, TX 35,888 36,562 25,460
Rio Grande Valley, TX 147,257 186,830 137,562
San Diego, CA 26,290 31,891 26,086
Tucson, AZ 63,397 64,891 38,657
Yuma, AZ 7,142 14,170 12,847
Other sectors 5,784 6,946 6,615
Blaine, WA 282 271 288
Buffalo, NY 291 226 447
Detroit, MI 637 716 1,070
Grand Forks, ND 789 505 496
Havre, MT 64 43 39
Houlton, ME 32 25 30
Miami, FL 1,752 3,205 2,280
New Orleans, LA 849 764 920
Ramey, PR 557 694 388
Spokane, WA 190 206 208
Swanton, VT 341 291 449

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Investigations Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Jurisdiction: Fiscal Years 2015 To 2017
Jurisdiction 2015 20165 2017
   Total administrative arrests 7,288 4,330 7,539
Atlanta, GA 166 75 226
Baltimore, MD 130 34 132
Boston, MA 157 91 137
Buffalo, NY 87 42 126
Chicago, IL 750 379 848
Dallas, TX 215 131 224
Denver, CO 74 90 129
Detroit, MI 231 98 173
El Paso, TX 394 343 723
Honolulu, HI 75 60 260
Houston, TX 355 251 399
Los Angeles, CA 493 210 229
Miami, FL 794 397 310
New Orleans, LA 293 224 751
New York, NY 171 155 345
Newark, NJ 157 108 308
Philadelphia, PA 158 87 182
Phoenix, AZ 207 337 348
Saint Paul, MN 94 50 110
San Antonio, TX 1,438 662 693
San Diego, CA 211 145 86
San Francisco, CA 96 61 203
San Juan, PR 41 15 90
Seattle, WA 209 117 161
Tampa, FL 138 45 167
Washington, DC 136 73 143
Other SAC jurisdictions abroad 18 50 36

 

Table 35. Aliens Apprehended By Enforcement and Removal Operations Area of Responsibility: Fiscal Years 2015 To 2017
Area3 2015 20165 2017
Total administrative arrests 117,983 110,104 143,470
Atlanta, GA 10,042 8,866 13,551
Baltimore, MD 1,100 1,239 1,666
Boston, MA 1,749 1,858 2,834
Buffalo, NY 1,171 1,173 1,494
Chicago, IL 6,899 7,055 8,604
Dallas, TX 8,177 9,634 16,520
Denver, CO 2,336 2,284 2,746
Detroit, MI 2,546 2,241 3,409
El Paso, TX 1,830 1,611 1,892
Houston, TX 13,886 12,896 13,565
Los Angeles, CA 8,365 7,651 8,419
Miami, FL 4,764 3,524 6,192
New Orleans, LA 5,187 5,174 7,968
New York, NY 2,275 1,847 2,576
Newark, NJ 2,478 2,247 3,189
Philadelphia, PA 3,995 3,672 4,938
Phoenix, AZ 7,118 5,370 6,457
Saint Paul, MN 2,362 2,500 4,175
Salt Lake City, UT 4,384 4,638 5,177
San Antonio, TX 11,268 8,425 8,510
San Diego, CA 3,717 3,683 4,551
San Francisco, CA 6,009 6,651 7,231
Seattle, WA 2,960 2,698 3,376
Washington, DC 3,089 2,883 4,163
Headquarters 4 12 20
Unknown 272 272 247

- Represents zero.
1 By 2008, no longer includes arrests under the 287(g) program.
2 Data in 2008 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; prior to 2016, only one administrative arrest could be counted for the same person on the same day.
Note: CBP Border Patrol data are current as of October 2017. ICE ERO data are current as of October 2017. ICE HSI data are current as of October 2017.
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Last Published Date: April 9, 2019

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