Saturday, May 16, 2015
Immigration Court Backlog Keeps Rising
TRAC Immigration has released data secured from the U.S. government showing that the number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts climbed to a new all-time high of 445,607 as of the end of April 2015. The case backlog has risen 9.2 percent since the beginning of this fiscal year when the backlog was 408,037. The backlog is 29.5 percent higher than it was at the beginning of fiscal year 2014, at which time only 344,230 cases were waiting in the Immigration Courts.