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ICE Statistics


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In Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested approximately 143,000 aliens and removed more than 267,000 – which is an increase in removals from the prior year. While the numbers of individuals apprehended or found inadmissible at the border nationwide increased 68% over the previous fiscal year, the total number of aliens arrested by ICE dropped by nearly 10% compared to FY 2018. More than 86% of those arrested by ICE had criminal convictions or pending charges.

The Fiscal Year 2019 ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Report provides an overview of ICE FY 2019 civil immigration enforcement and removal operations.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 01/09/2020