Skip to comments.Illegal Aliens Apprehended by Border Patrol Up 15% in FY 2013
Posted on 01/23/2014 8:49:51 PM PST by Olog-hai
U.S. Border Patrol apprehensionsa key indicator of illegal immigrationincreased for the second year in a row in fiscal 2013, the agency reported in a recent summary of border activity.
Apprehensionsthe number of people caught trying to enter the country illegallytotaled 420,789 in Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct. 1, 2012-Sept. 30 2013). Thats 15.35 percent above the 364,768 apprehensions in FY 2012; and 23.67 percent above the 340,252 apprehensions in FY 2011.
The Border Patrol says a greater number of apprehensions indicates a higher number of attempted illegal border crossings.
While apprehensions of Mexicans in FY 2013 remained largely unchanged from FY 2012, apprehensions of people from countries other than Mexico, mainly individuals from Central America, increased by 55 percent, the report said.
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They’re all trying to get in before the GOP passes their amnesty bill for the commies “across the aisle.”
Yep just tryin to get here for the amnesty. Who didn’t know that would happen?
One set of commies takes care of another set.
My first gut thought was, The US economy may be picking up.
Bush was forced to do immigration raids after amnesty was defeated.
You get more enforcement if you defeat amnesty.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!