Migrants Apprehended at Northern Border Sector Exceed Last 12 Years Combined

Migrants Apprehended at Northern Border Sector Exceed Last 12 Years Combined


Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more migrants crossing the Canadian Border into the U.S. this year than in the past twelve years combined, according to the sector chief patrol agent. A recent change in Canadian immigration policies could bring a positive change in this disturbing trend.

“In FY23, SWB caught an unprecedented number of undocumented migrants, surpassing the prior 11 fiscal years combined,” Swanton Sector Chief Patrol Agent Robert Garcia said earlier this month on X. “During the first four months of FY24, SWB has doubled the number of apprehensions made during the same period in FY23.”

In FY23, SWB caught an unprecedented number of undocumented migrants, surpassing the prior 11 fiscal years combined. During the first four months of FY24,

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