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Southern District of Texas Leading in Record Year for Immigration Prosecutions

TRAC, May 10, 2013 - "Very timely Justice Department data show that during the first six months of FY 2013, the rate of federal criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses is up 9.8 percent over the previous year, with 50,468 such prosecutions reported as of the end of March. If this pace continues...

Free Webinar Tuesday October 1, 2013 - Criminalizing Migration: Excessive Prosecution and Punishment

"Human Rights Watch, the Immigrant Justice Network, and the National Immigrant Justice Center invite you to join a free webinar on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 2 – 3:30 PM EST (1 – 2:30 PM CST) to learn more about the skyrocketing increase in federal prosecutions of immigration offenses...

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...

Arizona Driving Changes in Criminal Immigration Re-entry Prosecutions: TRAC

" The latest available data from the Justice Department covering the first six months of FY 2014 indicate that substantial changes are occurring in the criminal enforcement of the immigration laws, particularly among those districts along the border with Mexico. Overall, the new data document a...