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New York Immigration Coalition and the New York County Lawyers’ Association
January 2013

Prosecutorial Indiscretion: How the Prosecutorial Discretion Policy Failed to Keep its Promise

By October 2012, nearly one year after DHS officially launched the policy, only 10,998 cases of the 411,000 cases reviewed or 2.7% had been closed (meaning DHS decided not to pursue deportation against those individuals). In New York State, of about 43,000 pending cases,only 615 cases or 1.4% were closed......[citing TRAC research].

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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