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Crushing Immigration Judge Caseloads and Lengthening Hearing Wait Times

  • Organization: TRAC
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Friday, October 25, 2019
  • Attachment(s): LINK

"The current policies of the Trump Administration have been unsuccessful in stemming the rise in the Immigration Court's backlog. Overcrowded dockets create lengthening wait times for hearings. At some locations, immigrants with pending cases now wait on average 1,450 days or more - over four years! - before their hearing is scheduled."

Topics:
  • Immigration Court