U.S. Customs and Border Patrol: Illegal Entry Apprehensions Up 1/23/14
CBS 7 News
January 23, 2014
The U.S. Customs and Border Protections released its fiscal year 2013 statistics.
According to the documents, apprehensions nationally increased from 364,000 to more than 420,000.
In the Big Bend and El Paso area, they apprehended 14,835 illegal entries.
In the Big Bend and El Paso area, officials seized a total of 187,783 pounds of drugs.