Photo: Immigrants crossing the Rio Grande At least 164,753 foreign nationals were apprehended or reported evading capture after illegally entering the southwest border in July, according to preliminary Border Patrol data obtained by The Center Square. This includes 137,593 apprehensions and 27,160 gotaways. “Gotaways” is the official U.S. Customs and Border Protection term that refers
Photo: Photo: Foot traffic is common on the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus, but as a whole, people in the United States walk less than people in many other countries. A stroll through international statistics about walking reveals the grim reality of foot travel in the United States. “People walk less in the United States because
U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported there were 211,401 foreign nationals apprehended at the southwest border in April, the second-highest total in 22 years. These numbers don’t include gotaways, however, those who agents report as known to have evaded capture after they entered the U.S. illegally. In April, gotaways totaled at least 73,463, with the
Nearly 280,000 apprehensions, gotaways in February More than 1.6 million foreign nationals have been apprehended or reported evading law enforcement officers after illegally entering the U.S. in fiscal 2023 through February, according to Customs and Border Protection apprehension data and gotaway data obtained by The Center Square. When reporting February enforcement data, CBP stated nationwide
Another record: Nearly 314,000 apprehensions, gotaways at southern border in December – The Center Square
December was another record month for Border Patrol agents tasked with apprehending foreign nationals illegally entering the U.S. through the southwest border. Agents apprehended at least 226,050 people and reported at least 87,631 who evaded capture by law enforcement last month. Combined, they total at least 313,681 – an increase from November’s record-breaking number of 306,069.
[Editor’s Note: Prescott and Prescott Valley are mentioned in this report.] Key Findings 83,000 burglaries occurred during the holiday period last year Crimes during holidays account for 8.1% of all crimes committed throughout the year An estimated $130.5 million in value was lost to holiday burglaries in 2021 The average dollar amount for a holiday