As of 10/7, Border Patrol has apprehended 339,135 people in the Rio Grande Valley sector of our southern border alone. You could fill up the University of Texas Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium over 3 times with those numbers.
In just one county on the border, Brooks County, officials have recovered the bodies of 39 dead migrants who were being smuggled across the border.10
On an average day in Fiscal Year 2018, CBP seized $3.7 million worth of products that violate American intellectual property rights.9
In fiscal year 2019 almost 800 assaults against CBP law enforcement personnel took place in the course of their duty to protect Americans.9
Over 64 million dollars have been seized by ICE and CBP field agents in just fiscal year 2019.1
Over 80,000 illegal aliens were arrested for driving under the influence charges in 2018.7
11% of the aliens apprehended by border patrol have been apprehended before in the same fiscal year.1
Asylum claims from aliens apprehended at the border increased 67% from Fiscal Year 2017 to Fiscal Year 2018 as the organizations that facilitate trafficking illegal aliens from South American countries have learned to game our outdated immigration laws.6
In Fiscal Year 2018 alone, ICE & CBP removed over a quarter-million illegal aliens. from the United States. Over 57% of these were convicted criminals, with many more pending criminal charges.5
The flood of illegals into the United States has become so severe that the number of illegal aliens apprehended along the Southern Border (811,016) in fiscal year 2019 has already far surpassed the number for all of fiscal year 2018 (521,090). 1
In just six years, from fiscal year 2013 to the still incomplete fiscal year 2019, the number of family units apprehended shot up a staggering 3,041% (from 15,0562 to 457,8711). The families coming here are draining hundreds of millions of tax dollars on public schools, health care and other benefits.
The number of unaccompanied minors (UAC) coming into the United States illegally is set to more than double in the past six years from fiscal year 2013 (38,7593) to fiscal year 2019 (72,873 as of Aug 20191).
Only 11% of asylum applicants end up being granted asylum status.
In the past 10 years, the percent of illegal aliens apprehended from countries other than Mexico skyrocketed from 8.3% in fiscal year 2009 to 82% this fiscal year.4
This fiscal year alone (as of August 2019), 445 MS-13 gang members have been apprehended nationwide by border patrol.1
210 pounds of fentanyl has been seized on the southwest border this fiscal year (as of August 20191) which is enough fentanyl to kill 47,626,300 people. 13.89 pounds of that total was seized on the Texas border which represents enough fentanyl to kill 3.1 million people or the entire population of Houston and Fort Worth put together.