Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by State - December 2022

The data in the table below shows state-by-state data of unaccompanied children released to sponsors as of December 31, 2022. ACF will update this data each month. View unaccompanied  children released to sponsors by county.

Please note: ORR makes considerable effort to provide precise and timely data to the public, but adjustments occasionally occur following review and reconciliation.  The FY2014 release data posted in the chart below were updated on March 13, 2015.  The FY2015 release data were updated May 9, 2016.  The FY2017 release data were updated May 22, 2018. The FY2018 release data were updated December 3, 2019. Questions may be addressed to ORR directly, at (202) 401-9246.

Unaccompanied Children Release Data

State Total
Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY15
(Oct. 2014 – Sep. 2015)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY16
(Oct. 2015 – Sep. 2016)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY17
(Oct. 2016 – Sep. 2017)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY18
(Oct. 2017 – Sep. 2018)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY19
(Oct. 2018 – Sep. 2019)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY20
(Oct. 2019 – Sep. 2020)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY21
(Oct. 2020 – Sep. 2021)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY22
(Oct. 2021 – Sep. 2022)
Total Number of UC Released to Sponsors in FY23
(Oct. 2022 – Dec. 2022)
Alabama 808 870 598 736 1,111 247 1944 2378 547
Alaska 2 5 3   4   4 6 3
Arizona 167 330 322 258 493 162 631 782 241
Arkansas 186 309 272 193 359 87 789 926 272
California 3,629 7,381 6,268 4,675 8,447 2225 10770 13730 3227
Colorado 248 427 379 313 714 172 1088 1424 456
Connecticut 206 454 412 332 959 260 1448 1302 346
Delaware 152 275 178 222 383 107 519 573 155
DC 201 432 294 138 322 48 307 421 92
Florida 2,908 5,281 4,059 4,131 7,408 1523 11143 13195 3495
Georgia 1,041 1,735 1,350 1,261 2,558 559 4354 5233 1327
Hawaii 2 4 4 1 16 6 23 22 22
Idaho 11 39 11 28 62 19 83 125 40
Illinois 312 519 462 475 863 211 1712 2930 925
Indiana 240 354 366 394 794 209 1593 1867 471
Iowa 201 352 277 238 489 119 677 820 212
Kansas 245 326 289 305 453 95 719 807 215
Kentucky 274 503 364 370 710 158 1042 1242 322
Louisiana 480 973 1,043 931 1,966 355 2849 3420 764
Maine 4 9 11 22 26 11 64 96 30
Maryland 1,794 3,871 2,957 1,723 4,671 825 5468 6062 1387
Massachusetts 738 1,541 1,077 814 1,756 448 2549 2700 628
Michigan 132 227 160 136 248 74 450 673 188
Minnesota 243 318 320 294 624 151 1000 1071 331
Mississippi 207 300 237 299 482 108 707 745 176
Missouri 170 261 234 203 431 93 794 1008 292
Montana 2 0 2 3   2 28 38 12
Nebraska 293 486 355 374 563 130 890 919 198
Nevada 137 283 229 132 324 79 464 616 157
New Hampshire 14 25 27 20 25 8 67 61 9
New Jersey 1,462 2,637 2,268 1,877 4,236 921 5907 6648 1509
New Mexico 19 65 46 43 89 34 116 141 50
New York 2,630 4,985 3,938 2,845 6,367 1663 8532 8543 2198
North Carolina 844 1,493 1,290 1,100 2,522 610 4246 4888 1245
North Dakota 2 10 3 2 10 1 14 19 4
Ohio 483 693 584 547 1,091 260 1674 1993 502
Oklahoma 225 301 267 286 581 120 906 1062 231
Oregon 122 188 170 200 318 71 438 562 157
Pennsylvania 333 604 501 563 1,229 271 2100 2518 611
PR       1 3 3   3 1
Rhode Island 185 269 234 235 453 92 519 609 137
South Carolina 294 562 483 508 1,012 255 1743 2251 592
South Dakota 61 81 81 96 149 44 233 272 59
Tennessee 765 1,354 1,066 1,173 2,191 510 4265 4821 1171
Texas 3,272 6,550 5,391 4,136 9,900 2336 15338 19071 4587
Utah 62 126 99 97 179 75 306 491 146
Vermont 1 1 0 2 6 1 8 4 1
Virginia 1,694 3,728 2,888 1,650 4,215 770 5400 6213 1396
Washington 283 476 494 435 723 237 1112 1301 328
West Virginia 12 26 23 23 41 4 60 89 11
Wisconsin 38 85 94 98 246 62 531 721 204
Wyoming 6 23 14 15 15 6 22 34 10
VI     3         1 1
TOTAL 27,840 52,147 42,497 34,953 72,837 16,837 107646 127,447 31,691
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