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 TRAC Data Interpreter Civil: Search Immigration Civil Lawsuits, Latest MonthOctober 31, 2020
 TRACFED Data Warehouse and Access Tools Civil: Civil Lawsuits FiledOctober 31, 2020
 Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens UpSeptember 20, 2018
 Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens JumpFebruary 21, 2017
 Civil Immigration Filings Trending DownwardFebruary 24, 2015
 Recent Trends in Naturalization Application LawsuitsJune 30, 2014
DHS Enforcement
 New Deportation Proceedings Filed: Immigration Court Filings ToolDecember 31, 2020
 The Pandemic and ICE Use of Detainers in FY 2020October 19, 2020
 ICE Detainers: Latest DataJune 30, 2020
 Decline in ICE Detainees with Criminal Records Could Shape Agency's Response to COVID-19 PandemicApril 3, 2020
 ICE Removals - All: Latest DataFebruary 29, 2020
 Public Charge Law is Rarely Used to Deport Immigrants - Is That About to Change?February 28, 2020
 ICE Sends Detainers to 3,671 Law Enforcement Agencies in FY 2019February 24, 2020
 ICE Detains Fewer Immigrants with Serious Criminal Convictions Under Trump AdministrationDecember 6, 2019
 Growth in ICE Detention Fueled by Immigrants with No Criminal ConvictionNovember 26, 2019
 ICE Detainer Usage Declines in 2019, Trends Vary by StateSeptember 19, 2019
 ICE Secure Communities Removals FallingAugust 13, 2019
 ICE Detention: Latest DataJuly 31, 2019
 ICE Focus Shifts Away from Detaining Serious CriminalsJune 25, 2019
 ICE Removals - Under Secure Communities: Available DataApril 30, 2019
 Ten-Fold Difference in Odds of ICE Enforcement Depending Upon Where You LiveApril 11, 2019
 Where ICE Secure Communities Removals Now OccurNovember 13, 2018
 Counties Where ICE Arrests ConcentrateOctober 24, 2018
 Profiling Who ICE Detains - Few Committed Any CrimeOctober 9, 2018
 Tracking Over 2 Million ICE Arrests: A First LookSeptember 25, 2018
 Stepped Up Illegal-Entry Prosecutions Reduce Those for Other CrimesAugust 6, 2018
 Latest ICE Data on Detainer Usage Updated Through April 2018July 27, 2018
 New Details on Border Patrol ArrestsJune 27, 2018
 ICE Apprehensions Half Levels of Five Years AgoJune 12, 2018
 Criminal Prosecutions for Illegal Border Crossers Jump Sharply in AprilJune 4, 2018
 ICE Arrests in the Interior of the U.S.: Latest DataMay 31, 2018
 ICE Deportations Only Half Levels of Five Years AgoMay 17, 2018
 ICE Now Issuing 14,000 Detainers Each Month - Number Honored UnclearApril 30, 2018
 Border Patrol Arrests: Latest DataApril 30, 2018
 Immigration Criminal Prosecutions Jump in March 2018April 27, 2018
 ICE's Implementation of Secure Communities Proves IneffectiveNovember 7, 2017
 Failure to Implement Public Reporting on Detainers Undermines ICE PronouncementsNovember 3, 2017
 Children: Amid a Growing Court Backlog Many Still UnrepresentedSeptember 28, 2017
 Crisis Management Now Routine at ICE FOIA OfficeSeptember 5, 2017
 Use of ICE Detainers: Obama vs. TrumpAugust 30, 2017
 Federal Criminal Prosecutions Referred by DHS Continue to FallJune 15, 2017
 FOIA Backlog Skyrockets at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesMay 8, 2017
 Under Trump: Civil Lawsuits Up To Redress Immigration Action and InactionApril 24, 2017
 Immigration Court Post-Trump Cases Show No IncreaseApril 21, 2017
 Immigration Court Post-Trump Cases: Latest DataMarch 21, 2017
 ICE Immigration Raids: A PrimerFebruary 14, 2017
 The Role of ICE Detainers Under Bush and ObamaJanuary 31, 2017
 ICE Referred Criminal Prosecutions Down 41 Percent Over Last Five YearsJanuary 23, 2017
 Has Cooperation by State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies Improved ICE's Apprehension Numbers?August 12, 2016
 Reforms of ICE Detainer Program Largely Ignored by Field OfficersAugust 9, 2016
 New Data on 637 Detention Facilities Used by ICE in FY 2015April 12, 2016
 ICE Removals - All: More Complete Historical DataJanuary 31, 2016
 Detainer Use Stabilizes Under Priority Enforcement ProgramJanuary 21, 2016
 ICE Detainers: More Complete Historical DataNovember 30, 2015
 Detention Facility Departures: Departures from ICE DetentionSeptember 30, 2015
 Detention Facility Transfers: Transfers Among ICE Detention FacilitiesSeptember 30, 2015
 Further Decrease in ICE Detainer UseAugust 28, 2015
 Immigration Detainers Decline 39 PercentNovember 12, 2014
 ICE Deportations: Gender, Age, and Country of CitizenshipApril 9, 2014
 Secure Communities and ICE Deportation: A Failed Program?April 8, 2014
 Targeting of ICE Detainers Varies Widely by State and by FacilityFebruary 11, 2014
 Surprising Variability in Immigration Detainer Trends by Gender, Nationality; Differences Also Observed by ICE Office, State and FacilityJanuary 22, 2014
 New ICE Detainer Guidelines Have Little ImpactOctober 1, 2013
 Few ICE Detainers Target Serious CriminalsSeptember 17, 2013
 Number of ICE Detainers Drops by 19 PercentJuly 25, 2013
 Legal Noncitizens Receive Longest ICE DetentionJune 3, 2013
 Decisions on ICE Detainees: State-by-State DetailsMay 22, 2013
 Where Individuals Enter ICE Custody: State-by-State DetailsMay 20, 2013
 Who Are the Targets of ICE Detainers?February 20, 2013
 ICE Bypassing Immigration Courts? Deportations Rise as Orders FallAugust 13, 2012
 Drop in ICE Deportation Filings in Immigration CourtJuly 30, 2012
 ICE Prosecutorial Discretion as of June 28, 2012July 23, 2012
 ICE Prosecutorial Discretion by Location, As of May 31, 2012June 19, 2012
 ICE Charges Criminal Activity in Fewer Deportation ProceedingsMay 8, 2012
 Latest Figures on ICE Prosecutorial Discretion InitiativeApril 19, 2012
 Sharp Decline in ICE Deportation FilingsFebruary 21, 2012
 Share of Immigration Cases Ending in Deportation Orders Hits Record LowFebruary 7, 2012
 ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation ProceedingsDecember 5, 2011
 Tracking Outcomes of ICE Deportation FilingsOctober 21, 2011
 Immigration Enforcement Since 9/11: A Reality CheckSeptember 9, 2011
 ICE Seeks to Deport the Wrong PeopleNovember 9, 2010
 ICE Deporting More Noncitizens Than In Bush YearsAugust 2, 2010
 Detention of Criminal Aliens: What Has Congress Bought?February 11, 2010
 Huge Increase in Transfers of ICE DetaineesDecember 2, 2009
 Immigration Enforcement: The Rhetoric, The RealityMay 28, 2007
 Snapshot Reports: Removal Orders Sought
 Snapshot Reports: Nature of Charge for Removal Orders
 Snapshot Reports: ICE Targeting: Odds Noncitizens Ordered Deported
 Snapshot Reports: Number of Noncitizens Allowed to Remain
Criminal Enforcement
 Immigration Court Case Completion Times Jump as Delays LengthenDecember 21, 2020
 Major Swings in Immigration Criminal Prosecutions during Trump AdministrationDecember 18, 2020
 TRAC Data Interpreter Criminal: Search Immigration Prosecutions, Latest MonthOctober 31, 2020
 TRAC Data Interpreter: Immigration ProsecutionsOctober 31, 2020
 TRAC Data Interpreter: Immigration ConvictionsOctober 31, 2020
 TRACFED Data Warehouse and Access Tools Criminal: Criminal ExpressOctober 31, 2020
 TRACFED Data Warehouse and Access Tools Criminal: Criminal Going DeeperOctober 31, 2020
 TRACFED Data Warehouse and Access Tools Criminal: Criminal AnalyzerOctober 31, 2020
 U.S. Code: Criminal Statutes Most Frequently Used in Immigration ProsecutionSeptember 30, 2019
 TRAC Data Interpreter Criminal: Search Immigration Prosecutions, Fiscal YearSeptember 30, 2019
 Zero Tolerance at the Border: Rhetoric vs. RealityJuly 24, 2018
 Serious Criminal Immigration Convictions Still Infrequent Under TrumpJanuary 9, 2018
 Criminal Immigration Prosecutions Down 14% in FY 2017December 6, 2017
 Criminal Prosecutions for Illegal Entry Up, Re-Entry DownJuly 21, 2016
 Criminal Immigration Prosecutions Fall 22 PercentJanuary 20, 2016
 Criminal Immigration Convictions Drop 20 PercentJune 12, 2015
 Despite Rise in Felony Charges, Most Immigration Convictions Remain MisdemeanorsJune 26, 2014
 Changes in Criminal Enforcement of Immigration LawsMay 13, 2014
 At Nearly 100,000, Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013 November 25, 2013
 New Mexico Immigration Prosecutions Jumped 46% in FY 2013November 13, 2013
 Southern District of Texas Leading in Record Year for Immigration ProsecutionsMay 10, 2013
 Spike in Criminal Prosecutions Caused by Jump in Immigration ReferralsFebruary 28, 2013
 Continued Decline and Shifting Focus Seen in Criminal Immigration ProsecutionsNovember 19, 2012
 Decline in Federal Criminal Immigration ProsecutionsJune 16, 2012
 DHS Referred Most Federal Criminal Prosecutions in October 2011January 25, 2012
 Illegal Reentry Becomes Top Criminal ChargeJune 10, 2011
 Prosecutions Shift Under President ObamaFebruary 2, 2011
 Arizona Federal Prosecutions Driven to Record HighsAugust 17, 2010
 Immigration Enforcement Under Obama Returns to Highs of Bush EraJuly 15, 2010
 Criminal Immigration Prosecutions Are Down, But Trends Differ by Offense March 17, 2010
  Immigration Prosecutions at Record Levels in FY 2009September 21, 2009
 ICE Criminal Prosecutions Continue to Rise Under ObamaAugust 21, 2009
 Surge in Immigration Prosecutions Continues June 17, 2008
 Prosecution of Immigration Cases Surge in U.S. while Sentences Slump August 24, 2005
 Latest Figures on DHS Immigration EnforcementJuly 23, 2004
 New Findings about the INSJuly 29, 2002
 New Findings about the INSJuly 26, 1999
 Federal Prosecutors Along Southwest Border Overwhelmed by Soaring Arizona Drug CasesApril 19, 2010
Immigration Courts
 Outcomes of Deportation Proceedings: Immigration Court Decisions ToolDecember 31, 2020
 State and County Details on Deportation Proceedings: Latest DataDecember 31, 2020
 Details on MPP (Remain in Mexico) Deportation Proceedings: Latest DataDecember 31, 2020
 Immigration Court Backlog: Immigration Court Pending Cases ToolDecember 31, 2020
 Immigration Court Asylum Decisions: Details on Asylum DecisionsDecember 31, 2020
 Immigration Court Bond Decisions: Details on Bond DecisionsDecember 31, 2020
 Juveniles: Immigration Court Deportation ProceedingsDecember 31, 2020
 Immigration Court Time By Outcome: Immigration Court Processing Time by OutcomeDecember 31, 2020
 Immigration Court Time By Charge: Immigration Court Processing Time by ChargeDecember 31, 2020
 Beyond Asylum: Deportation Relief During the Trump AdministrationOctober 29, 2020
 Asylum Denial Rates Continue to ClimbOctober 28, 2020
 MPP Cases Highest Since Start of PandemicOctober 20, 2020
 Immigration Court Asylum Decisions: Judge-by-Judge Asylum Denial RatesSeptember 30, 2020
 After EOIR Fixes Most Egregious Data Errors, TRAC Releases New Asylum Data-But with a WarningSeptember 16, 2020
 The Life and Death of Administrative ClosureSeptember 10, 2020
 Immigration Court Completions Remain at Historic Lows Through July 2020August 20, 2020
 More Immigration Judges Leaving the BenchJuly 13, 2020
 Representation at Bond Hearings Rising but Outcomes Have Not ImprovedJune 18, 2020
 EOIR Director McHenry Replies To TRAC's Letters But Ignores Agency Data TroublesJune 16, 2020
 More Immigrants in Limbo as Government Shutdown Due to COVID-19 Leads to Widespread Immigration Court Hearing CancellationsJune 4, 2020
 EOIR's Data Release on Asylum So Deficient Public Should Not Rely on Accuracy of Court RecordsJune 3, 2020
 Large Numbers at Risk in ICE Detention Facilities for the COVID-19 VirusApril 21, 2020
 The Hidden Impact of Removal Proceedings on Rural CommunitiesApril 9, 2020
 Mapping Where Immigrants Reside While Waiting For Their Immigration Court HearingMarch 24, 2020
 Use of Video in Place of In-Person Immigration Court HearingsJanuary 28, 2020
 Cubans, Venezuelans, and Nicaraguans Increase in Immigration Court BacklogJanuary 21, 2020
 Asylum Decisions Vary Widely Across Judges and Courts - Latest ResultsJanuary 13, 2020
 Record Number of Asylum Cases in FY 2019January 8, 2020
 Contrasting Experiences: MPP vs. Non-MPP Immigration Court CasesDecember 19, 2019
 New Immigration Court Data Released, Even More Records Missing Despite AssurancesDecember 18, 2019
 TRAC Asks EOIR to Issue Correction to Public Statements Regarding Incomplete and Inaccurate DataNovember 4, 2019
 Incomplete and Garbled Immigration Court Data Suggest Lack of Commitment to AccuracyOctober 31, 2019
 Crushing Immigration Judge Caseloads and Lengthening Hearing Wait TimesOctober 25, 2019
 Immigration Court's Active Backlog Surpasses One MillionSeptember 18, 2019
 Increasing Numbers "Remain in Mexico" Awaiting Immigration Court HearingsAugust 26, 2019
 Access to Attorneys Difficult for Those Required to Remain In MexicoJuly 29, 2019
 ICE Fails to Target Serious Criminals in Immigration Court FilingsJuly 19, 2019
 Most Released Families Attend Immigration Court HearingsJune 18, 2019
 Burgeoning Immigration Judge WorkloadsMay 23, 2019
 Majority of New Family Immigration Court Cases Already in Sanctuary CitiesApril 23, 2019
 Newly Arriving Families Not Main Source for Immigration Court's Growing BacklogMarch 18, 2019
 Representation in Immigration Court by State and County: Individuals in Immigration Court by Their AddressFebruary 28, 2019
 Federal Criminal Prosecutions Sharply Lower in DecemberFebruary 20, 2019
 Immigration Court Workload in the Aftermath of the ShutdownFebruary 19, 2019
 Importance of Nationality in Immigration Court Bond DecisionsFebruary 12, 2019
 Cancelled Immigration Court Hearings Grow as Shutdown ContinuesJanuary 14, 2019
 Growth in the Immigration Court Backlog Continues in FY 2019December 18, 2018
 Asylum Decisions and Denials Jump in 2018November 29, 2018
 Immigration Court Backlog Surpasses One Million CasesNovember 6, 2018
 Growth in Immigration Court Backlog Varies Markedly by StateAugust 29, 2018
 Findings of Credible Fear Plummet Amid Widely Disparate Outcomes by Location and JudgeJuly 30, 2018
 Three-fold Difference in Immigration Bond Amounts by Court LocationJuly 2, 2018
 Immigration Court Backlog Jumps While Case Processing SlowsJune 8, 2018
 Women with Children: Priority Immigration Court CasesMay 31, 2018
 Deportations Under ICE's Secure Communities ProgramApril 24, 2018
 Immigration Court Cases Now Involve More Long-Time ResidentsApril 19, 2018
 Where Are Immigrants with Immigration Court Cases Being Detained?March 29, 2018
 Tracking Immigration Court Outcomes by County of Immigrant's ResidenceMarch 27, 2018
 Hot Spots With Highest Growth in Immigration Court BacklogJanuary 22, 2018
 Asylum Representation Rates Have Fallen Amid Rising Denial RatesNovember 27, 2017
 Asylum Outcome Continues to Depend on the Judge AssignedNovember 20, 2017
 Immigration Court Filings Take Nose Dive, While Court Backlog IncreasesOctober 30, 2017
 Who Is Represented in Immigration Court?October 16, 2017
 Where You Live Impacts Ability To Obtain Representation in Immigration CourtAugust 14, 2017
 TRAC's New Web Tool Maps Cases Pending in Immigration CourtAugust 7, 2017
 Immigration Court Dispositions Drop 9.3 Percent Under TrumpJuly 17, 2017
 Despite Hiring, Immigration Court Backlog and Wait Times ClimbMay 15, 2017
 The Immigration Court's Institutional Hearing Program: How Will It Be AffectedFebruary 22, 2017
 Continued Rise in Asylum Denial Rates: Impact of Representation and NationalityDecember 13, 2016
 Asylum Outcome Increasingly Depends on Judge AssignedDecember 2, 2016
 With the Immigration Court's Rocket Docket Many Unrepresented Families Quickly Ordered DeportedOctober 18, 2016
 What Happens When Individuals Are Released On Bond in Immigration Court Proceedings?September 14, 2016
 Immigration Judges Decide 57 Percent Entitled to Remain in U.S.August 17, 2016
 Immigration Backlog Still Rising Despite New Judge InvestituresJuly 20, 2016
 Only One Fourth of New Immigration Court Cases Involve MexicansMarch 21, 2016
 Impact of Immigration Raids Targeting Women with ChildrenJanuary 14, 2016
 U.S. Immigration Courts Completed 7.3 Percent More Cases in FY 2015October 15, 2015
 Ballooning Wait Times for Hearing Dates in Overworked Immigration CourtsSeptember 21, 2015
 Central American Deportation Cases Dominate U.S. Immigration CourtsAugust 14, 2015
 Representation Makes Fourteen-Fold Difference in OutcomeJuly 15, 2015
 Immigration Court Backlog Keeps Rising May 15, 2015
 Latest Figures on the Use of: Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Court Cases March 19, 2015
 Representation is Key in Immigration Proceedings Involving Women with Children February 18, 2015
 Representation for Unaccompanied Children in Immigration CourtNovember 25, 2014
 Rise Seen in Asylum Denial RatesAugust 4, 2014
 New Data on Unaccompanied Children in Immigration CourtJuly 15, 2014
 Once Intended to Reduce Immigration Court Backlog, Prosecutorial Discretion Closures Continue Unabated January 15, 2014
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of January 2013 February 13, 2013
 FY 2012 A Record Year for Asylum CasesJanuary 24, 2013
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of December 2012January 10, 2013
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of November 2012December 21, 2012
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of October 2012November 15, 2012
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of September 2012October 15, 2012
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of August 2012 September 13, 2012
  Latest Immigration Court Numbers, as of July 2012August 15, 2012
 Immigration Backlog, Wait Times, Keep RisingJuly 19, 2012
 Historic Drop in Deportation Orders Continues as Immigration Court Backlog IncreasesApril 24, 2012
 Immigration Backlog Rises for Another YearDecember 8, 2011
 Longer Decision Times Seen in July 2011 Immigration Court DataOctober 21, 2011
 Rising Immigration Backlog At All-time High — Yet Criminal, National Security, and Terrorism Cases FallSeptember 14, 2011
 Immigration Court Decision Times LengthenJuly 28, 2011
 Immigration Case Backlog Still Growing in FY 2011February 7, 2011
 Immigration Courts Taking Longer to Reach DecisionsNovember 11, 2010
 As FY 2010 Ends, Immigration Case Backlog Still GrowingOctober 21, 2010
 Immigration Asylum Denial Rate Reaches All Time LowSeptember 2, 2010
 Immigration Case Backlog Continues to GrowAugust 12, 2010
 Immigration Case Backlog Still GrowingMay 24, 2010
 Backlog in Immigration Cases Continues to ClimbMarch 11, 2010
 Immigration Courts: Still a Troubled Institution June 30, 2009
 Immigration Courts Show Decline in Asylum Disparity June 22, 2009
 Backlogs in Immigration Courts Expand, Wait Times Grow June 18, 2009
 Bush Administration Plan to Improve Immigration Courts Lags September 8, 2008
 Asylum Disparities Persist, Regardless of Court Location and NationalitySeptember 24, 2007
 Asylum Law, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Primer August 7, 2006
 The Asylum Process August 7, 2006
 Snapshot Reports: Backlog of Pending Cases
 Snapshot Reports: Average Wait Time for Pending Cases
 Snapshot Reports: Removal Orders Granted
 Snapshot Reports: Relief Granted
 Latest Data on Asylum Decisions by Immigration Court JudgesJuly 14, 2011
 New Judge Hiring Fails to Stem Rising Immigration Case BacklogJune 7, 2011
 Efforts to Hire More Immigration Judges Falls Short July 28, 2008
 Judges Show Disparities in Denying Asylum July 31, 2006
Aggravated Felonies and Deportation
 New Data on the Processing of Aggravated Felons January 5, 2007
 Aggravated Felonies and Deportation June 9, 2006
Border Protection
 Border Patrol Expands But Growth Rate After 9/11 Much Less Than Before April 4, 2006
 Controlling the Borders April 4, 2006
Immigration Inspection
 Immigration Inspections When Arriving in the U.S. April 4, 2006