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Table 1:

Illegal Aliens Apprehended and Deported, 1997-2003

(Border Patrol Sectors in California and Arizona)

 

 

 

 

 

 

% Change,

Sector

1997

2000

2001

2002

2003

1997-2003

San Diego, CA

283,889

151,681

110,075

100,681

111,515

-60.7%

El Centro, CA

146,210

238,136

172,852

108,273

92,099

-37.0%

Livermore, CA

10,607

6,205

5,211

4,371

3,565

-66.4%

Yuma, AZ

30,177

108,747

78,385

42,654

56,638

87.7%

Tucson, AZ

272,397

616,346

449,675

333,648

327,263

20.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Dept. of Homeland Security, 2003 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, September 2004. Table 37, page 155

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.

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