Nature of Charge in New Filings Seeking Removal Orders through December 2020
Figure 1. Percent of Deportation Filings Based on Alleged Criminal Activity, FY1992-FY2020 (to view values, mouse over bar)
Only a small proportion of the filings in the Immigration Courts seeking to deport noncitizens
have been based on alleged criminal activity. Trends in the percentage involving criminal charges
by fiscal year over the past two decades are shown above in Figure 1.
Figure 2. Composition of National Deportation Proceedings by Charge, FY2020 (to view values, mouse over pie chart slice)
Figure 2 shows the national composition of deportation proceedings by charge for the
current fiscal year which starts in September and ends in October of the following year.
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