Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Free TRAC Webinar Focuses on Shifts in Immigration Court Orders and Backlogs


(24 Apr 2012) During the most recent quarter (January-March 2012), the Immigration Courts issued 2,429 fewer deportation orders than in the previous quarter (October-December 2011). The proportion of cases resulting in an ordered deportation also fell slightly to only 64.1 percent. At the same time, the Immigration Court backlog has continued to rise, last month reaching a new all-time high of 305,556.

A free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, April 26, at 2:00pm EDT to present and discuss these new data and the ICE prosecutorial discretion initiative. Go to to register.

TRAC's findings are based on case-by-case data obtained from the Executive Office for Immigration