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Latino Daily News

Tuesday December 21, 2010

Current Illegal Alien Border Apprehensions Down by 17%

Statistics on apprehensions represent one of the few indicators available regarding illegal entry or presence in the United States. This Office of Immigration Statistics provides information on trends in U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions. 

Apprehension statistics measure the number of foreign nationals who are caught for being in the United States illegally. Persons apprehended are subject to removal from the United States for violating the Immigration and Nationality Act.