Immigration Court Backlog Nears 1.5 Million Cases

  • Organization: TRAC
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, November 15, 2021
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Including nearly 50,000 new deportation cases filed in Immigration Court in just October 2021, the total pending cases in the Immigration Courts now reaches 1,486,495 according to TRAC's updated Quick Facts tools. Immigration Judges completed 21,154 cases in October, less than half of the total new cases coming into the courts, which means the total backlog continues to grow each month.

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