Monday, February 14, 2011

Immigration Court's Case Backlog Reaches Record High

According to Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a non-partisan research organization that operates out of Syracuse University, the number of cases pending before Immigration courts reached a record high at the end of 2010.  At the end of December, the number of cases awaiting resolution in Immigration courts was roughly 268,000.  The backlog has increased by 44 percent since 2008 with cases pending 467 days on average.

Read the report here.
Read the article here.

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