Saturday, September 15, 2012

DHS September 2012 Annual Report of Immigration Enforcement During FY 2011

Key statistics from the report:

  • CBP found 212,000 foreign nationals inadmissible for entry into the United States. 
  • DHS made 642,000 apprehensions of foreign nationals; 76 percent were natives of Mexico.
  • ICE detained approximately 429,000 foreign nationals, an all-time high.
  • DHS returned 324,000 foreign nationals to their home countries without a removal order.
  • DHS removed 392,000 foreign nationals from the United States. The leading countries of origin of those removed were Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.
  • Reinstatements of final orders accounted for 130,000, or 33 percent, of all removals.
  • Expedited removals accounted for 123,000, or 31 percent, of all removals.
  • ICE removed 188,000 known criminal aliens from the United States, an all-time high.


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