Backlog of Pending Cases in Immigration Courts as of December 2021
Figure 1. Pending Deportation Cases, FY1998-FY2021 (to view values, mouse over any bar)
Figure 1 shows the number of cases pending before the Immigration Courts by fiscal year.
For prior years, the number shown represents pending cases at the end of each fiscal year (September 30).
For FY 2021, the number is the currently pending caseload.
Figure 2. Pending Deportation Cases by State, FY2021 (to view values, mouse over any bar)
Figure 2 shows the ten states with the current largest backlog of pending cases in the Immigration Courts.
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hearing locations, and nationalities.