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Immigration Removal Orders Rise, But With Wide Variation By Court: TRAC
Posted on 21 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Immigration Court is granting a greater proportion of the deportation orders that are being requested by the government. According to the latest case-by-case records, current through the end of November 2014, the Immigration Court granted... Read More

Tags: Court , removal , TRAC

TRAC: Criminal Charges Continue Decline in Immigration Court
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Alleged criminal activity continues to turn up less and less often as the basis for new Immigration Court filings seeking removal orders. So far in fiscal year 2014, only 13.5 percent of individuals have been alleged to be removable based on criminal... Read More

Removal of 190,000 Sought in US Immigration Courts in FY 2013: TRAC
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" TRAC projects that in fiscal year 2013 the U.S. government will file actions in Immigration Court seeking to remove over 190,000 individuals from the country, according to the latest data extending through the end of August 2013. The estimated... Read More

Tags: courts , removal , TRAC

ICE Success in Obtaining Removal Orders Drops to 50% - TRAC
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has had diminishing success in convincing Immigration Judges to issue removal orders. Such orders are now granted only about 50 percent of the time, the lowest level since systematic tracking began more... Read More