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U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security

05/12/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/12/2021 18:05

“Startling Stats 6.0” Show No Signs of Border Crisis Slowing Down

'Startling Stats 6.0' Show No Signs of Border Crisis Slowing Down

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the latest edition of the 'Startling Stats' fact sheet, detailing new data on the crisis at the southwest border.

Key Facts:

  • Heroin seizures increased 97% from March 2021 and fentanyl seizures increased 34%. In FY21 so far, fentanyl seizures have already surpassed those from all of FY20, with 6,494 pounds through April 2021 compared to 4,776 pounds for all of FY20.

Download the fact sheet here.

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