New Data Proves Illegal Immigrants Eluding Border Patrol Spiked Under Biden

By Bo Beard | May 18, 2024

Surveillance data

Data obtained by Fox News revealed a significant increase in the number of illegal immigrants evading Border Patrol agents during the Biden administration. 

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Surveillance data, including cameras and sensors, captured over 1.4 million gotaways between FY 2010 and FY 2020. The figures ranged from 86,226 in FY 2011 to 171,663 in FY 2013. 

FY 2020

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In FY 2020, there were 136,808 gotaways, which surged to 387,398 in FY 2021. This increase continued into FY 2022 and FY 2023, with the number of gotaways reaching 670,674 as migrant numbers at the southern border escalated to crisis levels.