Obama's Border


OTM Apprehensions in the Rio Grande Valley

The flood of illegal immigrants in South Texas, some of them unaccompanied minors, is largely made up of people from countries Other Than Mexico, or OTMs. To provide context for this unfolding story, this figure shows total apprehensions of non-Mexicans in the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector:

This post originally appeared on The Center for Immigration Studies. Reprinted with permission.

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