Saturday, March 21, 2015
Pages W1-3 of the EOIR Statistics Yearbook includes data on pending cases in the immigration courts and Board of Immigration Appeals.
The number of pending cases in the immigration courts has grown by 59% since FY 2010 and by 18% since the end of FY 2013.
Immigration Court Pending Cases
The heavy immigration court caseloads has led well-know immigration judge Dana Marks to question the legitimacy of the decisionmaking.
In contrast, BIA pending cases decreased by 28% from FY 2010 to FY 2014 and has declined each year since 2011.
BIA Pending Cases