The Biden Administration has reversed many of the Trump-era policies that stemmed the tide of illegal immigration into the United States. As a result, convicted‐criminal‐alien encounters—including assaults, rapes, and homicides—have spiked during President Biden’s first two years in office.
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Notes: Data are by fiscal year. Figures do not include Office of Field Operation (OFO) convicted‐criminal‐alien encounters, OFO or Border Patrol encounters with criminal aliens with wants or warrants, or “got‐aways.” This page was first published on September 27, 2022.
Sources: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, “Criminal Noncitizens Statistics Fiscal Year 2022,” and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, “Criminal Noncitizens Statistics Fiscal Year 2023.”