Evidence Shows That Most Immigrants Appear for Immigration Court Hearings

  • Organization: Vera Institute of Justice
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Monday, November 02, 2020
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This fact sheet reviews work from Vera’s programs and related studies produced by independent researchers whose analyses of government data show that over the past two decades the overwhelming majority of immigrants have shown up for court. Many who received orders of removal in absentia did so because of flaws in the overburdened and politicized immigration court system.

  • Deportation/Removal
  • Immigration Court