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Free Webinar: Asylum Decisions by Immigration Judges

TRAC, 22 Jan 2013 : "A free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, January 24 at 2:00pm (Eastern US time) to present and discuss findings on the record low asylum denial rates levied by judges in the Immigration Courts. The webinar will highlight the very latest trends based upon TRAC's analysis...

Rise Seen in Asylum Denial Rates: TRAC

"The odds of an asylum claim being denied in Immigration Court has risen to 50.2 percent during the first nine months of 2014. While this is the highest denial rate since FY 2009, it is still much lower than ten years ago when nearly two out of three (62.6%) of those individuals seeking asylum lost...

Latest Asylum Denial Rates for Each Immigration Court Judge - TRAC

TRAC, Nov. 10, 2016 - " TRAC has just published the ninth in its long running series of reports covering each Immigration Judge's decisions on asylum cases. The latest report series consists of 268 separate reports and includes each Immigration Judge who decided at least 100 asylum cases between...

Asylum Outcome Increasingly Depends on Judge Assigned - TRAC

TRAC, Dec. 2, 2016 - "The outcome for asylum seekers has become increasingly dependent upon the identity of the immigration judge assigned to hear their case. While judge-to-judge decision disparities have long existed, a detailed comparison of asylum decisions handed down by judges sitting on the...

Asylum Denial Rates Rise to 57 Percent in FY 2016, Unrepresented Increase - TRAC

TRAC, Dec. 13, 2016 - " Denials of asylum by immigration judges continued to rise last year. As of the end of September 2016, overall asylum denial rates for FY 2016 had risen to 57 percent. The number of asylum cases decided by immigration judges last year also increased nearly twenty percent to...

Latest Asylum Denial Rates for Each Immigration Court Judge - TRAC

TRAC, Nov. 15, 2017 - "TRAC has just published the tenth in its long running series of reports covering each Immigration Judge's decisions on asylum cases. The latest report series consists of 293 separate reports and includes each Immigration Judge who decided at least 100 asylum cases at their...

Asylum Decisions Depend on Judge Assigned - San Francisco and Newark Have Worst Records

TRAC, Nov. 20, 2017 - "Very recent data from the Immigration Courts, current through September 2017, reveals that the outcome for asylum seekers continues to depend on the identity of the immigration judge assigned to hear the case. In the San Francisco as well as the Newark Immigration Courts,...

Asylum Representation Rates Have Fallen Amid Rising Denial Rates

TRAC, Nov. 28, 2017 - "Very recent Immigration Court records reveal that during FY 2017 asylum decisions were up sharply. A total of 30,179 cases were decided by judges last year, a marked increase from 22,312 cases in FY 2016. This is the largest number of asylum cases decided in any one year since...