September 16, 2021

August 2021 Biden Border Crisis Report

Southwest Border Encounters August 2021: 208,887

Change from 2020: +158,873

Breakdown of Southwest Land Border Encounters August 2021  

  1. Single Adults: 103,129 (up 134% vs. 2020)

  2. Unaccompanied Children: 18,847 (up 507% vs. 2020)

  3. Individuals in a Family Unit: 86,487 (up 3,086% vs. 2020)

In August, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encountered 208,887 people attempting to enter the country illegally, up 318% from August of 2020.

Issue Tag: National Security