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January 28, 2018

Counties with most immigration cases
By Newsday Staff

Suffolk County is fifth and Nassau County is ninth among all counties in the nation for pending cases before the Immigration Court, with 23,178 cases as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to records compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. Nationwide there were 667,839 cases pending at the end of December. You can read more here. California had 19 of the top 100 counties, and New York, New Jersey and Texas each had 10 counties in the top 100 nationally. While the national backlog grew by 11 percent between May and December of last year, the caseloads in Nassau and Suffolk each grew by 6 percent during that period.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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