At Nearly 100,000, Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013

At Nearly 100,000, Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013

"The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during FY 2013 immigration prosecutions reached an all-time high, with new cases being filed against 97,384 defendants. This number is up 5.9 percent over the past fiscal year, and up 22.6 percent over the past five years, according to the case-by-case information analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) and obtained from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys under the Freedom of Information Act." - TRAC, Nov. 25, 2013.