March 11, 2021

February 2021 Biden Border Crisis Report

Southwest Border Apprehensions February 2021: 100,441

Change from 2020: +63,754

Breakdown of Apprehensions on the Southwest Land Border February 2021

  1. Single Adults: 71,598 (up 175% vs. February 2020)

  2. Unaccompanied Alien Children/Single Minors: 9,457 (up 171% vs. February 2020)

  3. Family Unit Aliens: 19,246 (up 170% vs. February 2020)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported 100,441 apprehensions in February, up 28% from January and up 174% from February of 2020. The number of unaccompanied children rose by 61% from January, worsening the Biden administration’s crisis in child detentions. According to CBP, the number of “family unit aliens” was 19,246. This is the number of parents, legal guardians, and minors travelling together. Single adults made up 71,598 of all people stopped at the border, up 10% from January and 175% from February of 2020.

Issue Tag: National Security