• Joseph Caraccio

A Breakdown of the First Half of 2022 in Immigration Court

From January 2022 through June 2022, the Department of Justice Executive Office of Immigration Review, Immigration Courts have completed 287,711 removal cases, but received 634,611 new cases, resulting in 1,821,440 active cases pending before the Immigration Courts as of July 1, 2022.


Data from https://trac.syr.edu



At the end of June 2022, 1,821,440 active cases were pending before the Immigration Court.


In all of the new removal proceedings that have been initiated in 2022 only 0.69% of those served with an NTA are alleged to have been involved in any criminal activity.



Miami-Dade County in Florida in the county with the most of its residents in removal proceedings (86,655), followed by Harris County, Texas in second (79,860), Los Angeles County, California in third with 71,975, and Queens County, New York in fourth with 51,087. Dallas County, Texas has 36,397, making Texas the only state with two counties in the top five.



The nationality that has been been ordered removed most in 2022 is Guatemala, followed by Honduras, then Mexico, El Salvador, and Brazil.



Of the immigrants that the Biden administration is detaining 21,421 have been given a bond hearing (by an actual Immigration Judge) and less than half those given a hearing were granted bond.



Immigrants in removal proceedings are not entitled to counsel, which is especially troubling in light of the fact that of those ordered removed in 2022, 79.1% of them were unrepresented.


Only 20.9% of immigrants represented by counsel were ordered removed.



To end on a less depressing note, of all the immigration cases completed in the first half of 2022 only a small fraction of them (approximately 25%) resulted in a removal order and slightly more than 75% of immigrants in removal proceedings in 2022 were allowed to legally remain in the U.S.


In New York City only 16.9% of cases resulted in a removal order.


But if you look at the details and dig into the data a little more, unfortunately, it gets depressing again.


Of the juveniles on the Juvenile Docket at Varick Street in New York City, 51.9% resulted in a removal order. The Juvenile Detained Docket in New York City, a docket that shouldn't exist ever but especially not under an administration that pandered for votes by constantly exploiting the images of detained juveniles during the previous administration had 50% of those children ordered removed.


Biden was after all the VP to the Deporter-in-Chief who built all those child cages across the southern border and ramped up the modern deportation machine and system of for-profit prisons that have become the norm.


The New York "Dedicated Docket" saw numbers nearly double and in the first half of 2022 (56.2%) compared to the entire year of 2021 (30.2%).


The Downstate Corrections Facility Docket saw the highest numbers with over 83% of those respondents ordered removed.


(Date for New York State Cases Here: https://trac.syr.edu/phptools/immigration/court_backlog/deport_outcome_charge.php)


NTA CHARGES FOR CASES INITIATED IN NYC

54% of those put into removal are charged with nothing more than EWI entry (entering the U.S. without a valid visa).


A total of 1.4% of them were aggravated felonies.


Biden is doing a poor job of prioritizing the removal of the worst criminals since they make up less than 1.5% of those being removed and 54% of those being removed had NO CRIMINAL RECORD.



We have to leave NY to find and NATIONAL SECURITY RISKS.

NATIONWIDE, 16 PEOPLE WERE ORDERED REMOVED AS NATIONAL SECURITY RISKS. A number statistically insignificant, so much so that it it not even .1%.


The Trump administration actually focused more of its efforts on criminal immigrants, terrorists, and threats to national security than the Biden administration has.


According to the data: https://trac.syr.edu/phptools/immigration/charges/deport_filing_charge.php


I'm not the only one pointing this out. https://news.yahoo.com/top-democrats-compare-biden-trump-145920459.html?fr=yhssrp_catchall


Biden is more of the same (https://news.yahoo.com/top-democrats-compare-biden-trump-145920459.html?fr=yhssrp_catchall) even CNN agrees (https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/30/politics/biden-harris-immigration/index.html) but at least his system is easily game so we should be pushing dismissals as fast as we can. I will be posting samples and guides for his shortly.


Not like that will stop anyone from simply issuing new NTA's on all the cases we just got granted PD.


The best way to show the failings of the Biden Administration is through photos.












HOW HAPPY ARE YOU WITH BIDEN'S IMMIGRATION REFORMS?

  • Extremely Happy

  • Somewhat Optimistic

  • Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

  • Somewhat letdown



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NEXT WEEK:

 

SOON TO BE RELEASED, A BREAKDOWN OF BIDEN APPOINTED IMMIGRATION JUDGES--MORE OF THE SAME LAW ENFORCEMENT & DHS ATTORNEYS THAT TRUMP WOULD HAVE APPOINTED HIM SELF.