ICE releases FY19 second quarter enforcement data
Statement attributable to Nathalie R. Asher (ICE Executive Associate Director)
The situation at the border continues to impact interior enforcement, with ERO personnel routinely detailed to support the processing and detention of arriving aliens. Administrative arrests of criminal aliens over the first two quarters of FY19 are down 14 percent versus the same time period in FY18. And, ICE removals stemming from U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehensions have increased 10 percent in the first two quarters of FY19 over FY18. The agency is dedicated to using its authorities to enforce U.S. immigration laws, and ICE officers will continue to conduct enforcement humanely, respectfully and with professionalism.
ICE Removals by Arresting Agency: FY2019 Q2 (01/01/2019 - 03/31/2019)
|Arresting Agency||Convicted Criminal||Pending Criminal Charges||Other Immigration Violator||Total|
Editor's Note: The arrest and removal statistics provided in this announcement include preliminary data. Official numbers can vary slightly from preliminary data depending on when statistics are reported and collected. Enforcement data is not considered final and static until the end of the fiscal year.