Removal Orders Granted by Immigration Judges as of December 2020
Figure 1. Removal Orders, FY1998-FY2020 (to view values, mouse over any bar)
Figure 1 shows the number of removal orders issued by Immigration Judges by fiscal year.
The term "removal" is used in a generic sense and includes orders of
deportation, exclusion, etc. A removal order bars the individual from
returning to the U.S. for a period of years, or in some cases permanently.
After a removal order has been issued and, after any appeals, has become final,
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is responsible for enforcing the order and deporting
Figure 2. Top Ten States with the Largest Number of Removal Orders, FY2020 (to view values, mouse over any bar)
Figure 2 shows removal orders for the ten states with the largest number issued during the
current fiscal year which begins in September and ends in October of the following year.
Use the web-query tool to obtain similar information for other states, specific
Immigration Courts, hearing locations, and nationalities.