NEW: Border Crisis Numbers


  • 142,000+ illegal aliens were intercepted by or known to “get away” from officials at the Southwest border in February.
  • So far, March is even busier.
  • The Rio Grande Valley Sector in Texas is the most overwhelmed among 9 sectors. It had 12,641 apprehensions in the most recent, single week.
Source: Customs and Border Protection
Graphic: SharylAttkisson.com

Detailed statistics are below.

The total SW Border numbers for February were at least:

Apprehensions: 101,535

Turnbacks: 13,550

Known “Got Aways”: 26,825

Deceased: 37

Non-violation: 5,996

Outstanding: 180

March 4, 2021- March 10, 2021:

President Biden Week #7

Apprehensions: 37,974

Turnbacks: 4,001

Known “Got Aways”: 9,208

Deceased: 9

Non-violation: 1,918

Outstanding: 262

Watch my investigation from the Border here and here.

Feb. 25, 2021- March 3, 2021

President Biden Week #6

Apprehensions: 33,768

Turnbacks: 3,579

Known “Got Aways”: 10,079

Deceased: 12

Non-violation: 1,893

Outstanding: 300

Feb. 18, 2021- Feb. 24, 2021

President Biden Week #5

Apprehensions: 28,863

Turnbacks: 3,320

Known “Got Aways”: 7,165

Deceased: 11

Non-violation: 1,595

Outstanding: 145

Feb. 11, 2021- Feb. 17, 2021 (Arctic Blast)

President Biden Week #4

Apprehensions: 21,473

Turnbacks: 3,091

Known “Got Aways”: 6,304

Deceased: 5

Non-violation: 1,155

Outstanding: 280


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