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2016 Immigration Court Trends

May 23, 2017

Each year, the DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review publishes a Statistics Yearbook on immigration court matters. The FY 2016 Yearbook was released last month, highlighting several significant trends. For example:

  • 14% more matters were received by Immigration Courts in 2016 compared to 2015.
  • 25% of all matters received came into the court systems of LA, NYC, San Francisco, Arlington (VA) or Miami.
  • 76% of all matters completed were conducted in Spanish.

To learn more about key immigration court trends in 2016, check out our infographic below:

 

2016 immigration court trends