For fiscal year 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol across North Dakota (and Minnesota) apprehended 496 people.

The fiscal year for 2017 ran from Oct. 31, 2016 through Sept. 30, 2017. Late last week, U.S. Customers and Border Patrol released data on their apprehensions for the year.

In the Grand Forks sector which covers the border entries in Portal, Bottineau, and Pembina North Dakota as well as Warroad, International Falls, and Grand Marais, Minnesota there were 487 adults and nine juveniles apprehended.

Of the nine juveniles, four were not accompanied by adults.

There were 440 males apprehended and 56 females.

Out of the 496 apprehensions, 202 of them were non-Mexican.

Below we have listed the apprehensions by the Grand Forks sector of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol from FY 2000 through FY 2017. All the fiscal years run from Oct. 31 through Sept. 30.

FY 2000 - 562
FY 2001 - 921
FY 2002 - 1,369
FY 2003 - 1,223
FY 2004 - 1,225
FY 2005 - 754
FY 2006 - 518
FY 2007 - 497
FY 2008 - 541
FY 2009 - 472
FY 2010 - 543
FY 2011 - 468
FY 2012 - 418
FY 2013 - 469
FY 2014 - 767
FY 2015 - 789
FY 2016 - 505
FY 2017 - 496

On Jan. 25 of this year, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order designed to improve the enforcement on illegal immigration.

Border Patrol held a press conference on Dec. 5 detailing their apprehension numbers across all sectors.

More information on overall numbers can be seen here. For a breakdown by region, you can check out the links on this page.

[U.S. Customs and Border Patrol]