Total removals for December decreased 40 percent compared to
the same month a year before. In December 2001, INS removed 8,201
aliens from the United States, 4,398 of these aliens were
Data Source: HQSTA DACS Monthly Extract
* - Current Monthly Data are Preliminary.
- The current month's statistics are preliminary.
Historically there have been significant upward revisions
in the statistics for three months after the initial
reporting period. The November statistic for total
removals has increased 9 percent (812 removals) since the
preliminary number was released last month.
- Preliminary data indicate that total removals in the
first quarter of fiscal year 2002 decreased 32 percent
compared to fiscal year 2001. In the first quarter
expedited removals decreased 70 percent compared to
fiscal year 2001. Other types of removals decreased 8.5
percent comparing FY 2002 to FY 2001. Non-expedited
removals were 84 percent of total removals. In fiscal
year 2000 non-expedited removals were 54 percent of total
removals; in fiscal year 2001 they were 60 percent of
- Revised data indicate that removals of criminal aliens (including
expedited) decreased 10 percent in the first quarter. Non-expedited
criminal removals decreased 7 percent.
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