According to government estimates, the U.S. will be recording upwards of 2 million immigrants on the southern border by the end of the fiscal year. This is record high, as 2006 was the last year that Border Patrol apprehensions exceeded 1 million.
According to data, through September, “up to 1.1 million single adults” are expected to arrive at the U.S. southern border through September.
Additionally, “up to around 828,000 families and more than 200,000 unaccompanied children” are expected to arrive. As months go by, the number of individuals arriving at the border is expected to rise continually. View more statistics and projection pertaining to the situation at the southern border here.