Immigration Court Backlog Continues to Grow

Immigration Court Backlog Continues to Grow

A recent analysis of U.S. immigration court data has revealed a dramatic increase in the number of pending cases and average hearing wait times across many states. According to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) of Syracuse University, the backlog has grown by 38 percent nationwide since President Trump assumed office. As of July 31, …

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TRAC reports on zero tolerance at the southern border

TRAC reports on zero tolerance at the southern border

A recent analysis of immigration data by Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University in New York has raised questions about the effectiveness of the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance approach to illegal border entries into the United States. On April 6, 2018, the government announced a new zero tolerance policy that called for the …

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