Pew Research Report: Nearly 90% of Illegal Immigrant ‘Children’ Are Teenagers

Tony Lee, Breitbart, July 22, 2014

Nearly all of the illegal immigrant children who have been apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two years have been teenagers.

According to a new Pew Research report, in fiscal year 2013, 91% of illegal immigrant “children” apprehended at the border were teenagers. Of the nearly 60,000 illegal immigrant “children” who were apprehended since October of last year, 84% have been teenagers.

Pew obtained the government figures through a Freedom of Information Act request, and the numbers paint “the first publicly available detailed portrait of the age and home country of child migrant–unaccompanied and accompanied–caught at the U.S.-Mexico border from Oct. 1, 2012, to May 31, 2014.”

Pew also noted that while the number of children ages 12 and younger who have been apprehended has increased, “the number of apprehensions of children who are accompanied by a parent or guardian has increased at a far faster clip, nearly tripling (160% increase) in less than a year.” According to the data, “in the partial fiscal year 2014 data provided, 22,069 accompanied children were apprehended, up from just 8,479 during all of the previous fiscal year.”

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  • Publius Pompilius Quitus

    All of the moral preening over the Dreamers is entirely false. As we see in this report, the vast majority of these Dreamers are teens and young adults. Indeed, they are only the latest invading wave to the proverbial West.

  • Not “babies” or “infants” who somehow crawled across the desert border in the summer heat?

    • propagandaoftruth

      No! These guys could be voting Demonrat within five years!!!!

      • bilderbuster

        And gang banging next week!

    • Pro_Whitey

      With respect to the question of how these po’ folk have been financing their transport across our border, teenage boys are known to carry packs of 50-80 pounds of pot across the border. That ought to go far toward covering the expense.

      • Ella

        And the good-ole-Demotards can get a fresh stash of pot to avoid their changing cultural localities.

  • Mary

    I’d be willing to bet a hefty chunk of the “teens” are actually twentysomethings.

    • Ograf

      Right Mary, and I bet half if not more of them are on the run from the law.

    • willbest

      Wonder if there is a cost effective method of verifying somebody’s age with with a blood sample. Or more specifically, is there a way to measure age with a blood sample that we could then figure out how to do cost effectively.

      • Who Me?

        Send them to a vet. Most veterinarians are pretty good at judging animals age by looking at their teeth. These “kids” are from areas where human dental care is often sporadic-to-non-existent, so it should be fairly easy to do the same with them.

    • ElComadreja

      They’ve found some in their thirties.

      • DonReynolds

        Yes….up to 35….old enough to run for president.

  • MekongDelta69

    Yeah – they range from MS-13 to MS-18

    • To the MSM a greaserito “infant” is anyone youger than 50.

      • Ella

        LOL!!!!! You have a sense of humour I can appreciate.

    • John R

      Got to write that one down-with your permission, of course!

      • MekongDelta69

        Be my guest!

  • libertarian1234

    Since it was the community organizer who has been working to inundate this country from Central America for the purpose of what Michael Savage describes as “ethnic replacement” of whites, look for him to issue an executive order for amnesty in order to bring his scheme to fruition. All the signs are there. They’re being moved into various areas on a permanent basis.

    I doubt that we will see the GOP do much more than give stump speeches about the amnesty order being unconstitutional, but I seriously doubt we will see them do anything other than what they have been doing all along about every issue, which is playing it safe.

    The community organizer has been so blatantly arrogant, dictatorial, racist, and incompetent, it’s hard to see the Democrats retaining control of the Senate, but it could very well happen.

    But it will be a disaster if the left keeps control. The community organizer will literally pull out all the stops and tell a million lies in support of what he will be dong and the press will continue to protect him.

    And even if the GOP controls both houses of Congress, they could still be too afraid to act boldly, because they’ll feel they’ll lose the presidential election if they do.

    Just like the Bundy ranch the only way things will improve is if the people rise up and take control.

    But don’t count on that either.

    My pessimism today is the result of realizing we still don’t have pundits telling it like it is and an opposition to the left that is being out fought on a daily basis.

    • Jack Burton

      Savage is a little slow, we’ve been under ethnic replacement/displacement since 1965 and the repeal of the National Origins Act which not only limited non-Whites but also non-Northwestern Europeans. The purpose of the act was “to preserve the ideal of American homogeneity.”

      We’ve obviously veered way off course there. Psychologically speaking we’ve “lost our minds,” or in a supernatural sense we’ve been possessed by the Devil.

  • Dave West

    These teenagers are probably the parents of these little brown ones we keep hearing about.

  • Ringo Lennon

    If you want to look on the bright side. 75% of Hispanics are in 8 states. Just go to one of other 42 states, 49 according to Obama. Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, every southern state except Fla. and Tex. for example. We must give up on these eight states. Let them have the illegals. Build up others with white skins.

    • Shadow

      RL,

      What is your source for the statistics you offer?

    • They would want the other 42 in short order.

      • Anglo

        Yes, especially with their birth rates.

    • Sick of it

      Hispanics are starting to flood Louisiana. They weren’t here virtually at all when I was growing up.

    • Ashley Johnson

      Hispanics are already taking over Washington state 🙁

      • Alexandra1973

        There are plenty of them in eastern Wayne County, Ohio (I live in the northern part). And this is a fairly rural area–lot of Amish here.

        • Ashley Johnson

          They’re in Amish country? what the heck why are they even there? I live in rural central Washington, agriculture is a big part of the area and they’re here too. some small towns like Brewster are majority Hispanic. I just wish they’d all move to Seattle.

      • Ringo Lennon

        Not to mention the Rocky Mountain State. That’s why I keep claiming country wouldn’t be as bad with just B & W’s.

    • Spikeygrrl

      Kookyfornia is not a “southern state,” and it has a BAD Mexican problem on its hands.

      • Ringo Lennon

        Kookyfornia is the worst, followed by Texas.

        • Spikeygrrl

          Go figure: I spent the last six years in San Diego, and just very recently moved to San Antonio. Please don’t judge me too harshly; I have ZERO choice about where I live. My husband is career military, so we go wherever Uncle Sam sends us.

    • awb

      K.C. Mo. has plenty.

  • Dave West

    The Dave West guide to a white libtards bleeding heart….

    1. Present photos of a bunch of sad looking brown kids sitting in a holding cell.
    2. Call them “undocumented” migrants. The I-word is “inhumane.”
    3. Make sure that if photos contain border patrol agents they must be white and holding guns.
    4. “They are refugees fleeing violence.”
    5. Show clips and pics of “racist” white protestors blocking buses.
    6. Obama may be president, but this is in now way his fault at all.
    7. They are victims of “evil” Republicans refusing to “reform” the immigration system.
    8. Of course the violence in their home countries was caused by America.
    9. They will all grow up to be future doctors and rocket scientists.
    10. Rick Perry sent the National Guard to fend off helpless little children.
    11. Set them free in America, of course they will show up for their hearings.

    Most important: bury the mountains of evidence that refutes any of the above claims!

    • Juggernaut3000

      Good list, Dave.

      12. Add in a few low IQ LaRaza agitators like Janet Murguia screaming about how Republicans will never win the White House again for refusing to help “the children refugees” or Luis Gutierrez calling for amnesty for tens of millions of his people as a racial “downpayment.”

      13. Get a profoundly stupid idiot like Joe Biden to demand an “Unrelenting stream of immigrants- not dribbling, but significant flows” to bolster the economy – “We need it badly from a purely – purely economic point of view.” or Harry Reid to claim in a shaky voice, “the border is secure”

    • John R

      14. And don’t forget: “They are only coming here for a better life. Where’s your compassion?”

      • DonReynolds

        15. Just make sure that the senior domestic advisor to the President (and lead person on the border crisis) is a former vice president for LARAZA. (Cecilia Munoz) I am sure she will write the Mission Statement and the Rules of Engagement of any National Guard sent to the border.

  • Bud

    One of the major network news shows had a weepy propaganda bit on tonight showing two female invaders, one 15 the other 16 and each with a child. You can bet they’re both going on welfare right away. One of them said she was searching for a better life – on your dime.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Not only that, these female Hispanics are almost as likely to kill you or a loved one as their male counter parts are. Some of the most heinous murders imaginable have been committed by female Hispanics. You got that right they are searching for a better life on our dime, they would also prefer that better life to be built upon our graves, literally.

      • bilderbuster

        Lorena Bobbitt was from Ecuador.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          You are correct, and that bat crazy woman was deported back to Ecuador too.

      • Alexandra1973

        My father-in-law went to high school in Los Angeles in the 1950s. He said Mexicans then were bad news. They’d jump you if you looked at the the wrong way, and the girls hid knives in their hair (kinda like Marge Simpson).

        • ElComadreja

          Pachuco scum.

      • DonReynolds

        Start digging lots of graves…..either they will need them or we will.

  • John R

    I was watching the news today, when they announced their next story: “Next we will report on some of the dangers these immigrant children face if deported.” I turned off the damned set! Those libs just don’t let up!

  • Quick, someone tell ‘Mr. Orange’ (Glenn Beck) so he can take back all those teddy bears he was bringing to the border for the ‘children’!

    • bilderbuster

      He’s busy hustling money for more.

  • IKUredux

    We have allowed our country to be overtaken by these illegal, disease ridden, invaders. We already knew that our so called government wasn’t doing anything. So, why haven’t we massed on the border to prevent this onslaught? We are seeing our country die before our eyes. And, yet, we do NOTHING! This is OUR country. If, we don’t fight back , can we at least demand that the number of our ancestors who died for this GOD FORSAKEN country should at least be given A.A. status?Oh, please, come on! Our White ancestors died to make this country, and defend it. Our White ancestors settled the western lands! We Whites established farms! Cattle ranches! And, finally, all the inventions of the twentieth century that made this country the powerhouse of the world. Huh? We did all this on the backs of black slaves? Really? Seriously? What fing crap. We Whites did not build the united for now, states of america, on the backs of anybody other than White people who moved here and sacrificed everything to be here. We Whites OWE NOTHING to any other race. We WHITES are not responsible for the other races of the Earth. That whole “White Man’s Burden”, is kaput. We have been informed that race is nothing more than a “social construct” and all races are equal. So, other races of the Earth, GET BUSY.

  • dd121

    And the coyote-in-chief says these “kids” are the future of our country. Sickening.

    • bilderbuster

      If they keep coming (and I don’t see anyone in our multi – trillion dollar all volunteer military or anyone else in government defending us) then Obama’s correct when he says that and he’s not dreaming.
      Him and his Jewish masters have been scheming with that as their goal all along

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    They call them children. I call them insurgents, often armed, definitely hostile to the United States, to white Americans and the rule of law. They are not children by any stretch of the imagination, not when they have 12-year olds who are assassins in their midst. To me they are a threat that has to be, one way or another eliminated. The way that will happen, if it happens was already determines by our hostile alien elites, will be a very bloody war where whites will fight and kill them for mere survival. If we win, then there will be retribution against those who put us in this position to begin with.

  • Adolf Verloc

    Of course, Pew couldn’t resist spinning the report with a title like “Children 12 and under are fastest growing group of unaccompanied minors at U.S. border.” Nevertheless, the report is a valuable resource that I will bookmark. It certainly jibes with the numerous pictures of “children” old enough to shave or pop out babies.

  • Pro_Whitey

    Hey, that discriminates against those who read Cantonese or other dialects (as if I know the difference).

  • mobilebay

    Just heard Louie “the lip” Gutierrez state that if we made the latest invaders refugees, the tsunami of illegals would stop. Makes sense, doesn’t it? That’s like saying “we’re going to give them a million dollars each and that’s sure to stem the flow.” With people in our own government like this snake, we sure don’t need enemies.

  • Anglo

    I wouldn’t have thought Poland would be affected by the “Brown Plague.” Thanks for the video.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Although an incompetent, worthless president, Bonehead Hussein Obama is living up to one campaign promise, which was to “fundamentally transform the United States of America.” Obama’s new and improved version of America is Third World America, a land where no one would want to immigrate to because it is just as poor and corrupt as Honduras or El Salvador:

    No one knows this better than Barack Obama. Making the United States over into a Third World country is exactly what this president is about. He is of the Third World. He spent his formative years in the Third World, and when his mother, obsessed with the Third World, brought him back to America, he sought out the company of those who dreamed of making America over into the world’s largest welfare state, a France writ large, with Velveeta instead of Camembert. He and his Chicago cohort of potheads, “community organizers” and dreamers of fuzzy dreams entertained themselves with fantasies of how they would one day transform the land of the free and the home of the brave into a nation worthy of taking its rightful place among the nations of the Third World.

    Mr. Obama sounds like that captain who can’t make sense of the navigation charts, but it may be an act. He understands navigation very well. He talks of deporting the illegal children, of appointing hundreds of immigration judges and opening a vast new network of “detention facilities.” That may be his promised jobs program.

    But he has no intention of deporting more than a few token illegals, probably the gangbangers who came in with the rest. He can’t do more than that. He knows the American people, with more mercy and compassion in their hearts than he has, would not stand for dumping children on a barren and hostile landscape, to be carrion for the coyotes. There’s got to be a better way.

    Of course, once the transformation of America is complete, and there’s not much difference between Indiana and El Salvador, or between San Francisco and Honduras, the invasions will cease. America will no longer be the stuff of the dreams of “the huddled masses, yearning to be free.” Nobody will want to come here, because it will be no better than the miserable places they would leave behind. We have seen the Obama future, and it doesn’t work.

    http://www(dot)washingtontimes(dot)com/news/2014/jul/3/pruden-en-route-to-the-third-world/

  • scutum

    Pew is an immigration advocacy group disguised as a survey research organization. Don’t believe any of their reports, they are just propaganda to cover up truth. I would be willing to bet their are more young adults in their twenties and thirties crossing the border than there are young children. Please remember this; Mexico and most Central American countries are rich in natural resources. The reason Mexico, Honduras, and El Salvador have the problems they do, and remain stuck in third world status, is because they are full of Mexicans, Hondurans and El Salvadorans. On the other hand, Japan has few if any natural resources, but is a first world nation with a dynamic economy and a rich culture. But Japan has an advantage that none of the above Central American countries have; It is full of Japanese.

  • Allan477

    The worse thing is that most of these “dreamers” cannot even read Spanish, let alone English. What do they dream of becoming in the US other than criminals.
    I am a Mormon, and I have often heard from the missionaries how difficult it is to work with Hispanics, because most of the adults just do not know anything beyond the very basics of reading and writing. I have heard the same thing from Jehovah’s Witnesses. There is no way these people can adjust themselves to a society where adult literacy is presumed.

    • ElComadreja

      They are a dumb and lazy people. The only list that’s shorter than “Hispanic” contributions to humanity’s advancement is the one for blacks.

      • Alexandra1973

        I think Hispanics are only slightly more civilized than blacks (this is relatively speaking). My aunt was married to a Puerto Rican (six kids with him, blonds, go figure) and I rarely saw him sober, though since he lives with one of my cousins his drinking’s really gone down.

  • Ella

    They have their blessed future democrat voters. What country of voters is truly conservative anymore to flood in more conservative voters and their children?

  • DonReynolds

    The Obama White House insists that any illegal aliens under 25 years of age are “children”. Just another example of the Obama method: Redefine common terms until they fit the agenda.

  • Magician

    90% are teenagers

    85% are between 19-40
    And the 10% below the age of 10 are biological children of the illegal immigrants over the age of 10