Jun 8, 2011

Immigration Crackdown: Number of Pending US Immigration Cases Climbs

Number of Pending US Immigration Cases Climbs - Report - WSJ.com: "-A new report released Tuesday found that the number of backlogged federal immigration court cases in May 2011 is edging toward 300,000, an all-time high, representing a 48% increase since the end of 2008. ...

The immigration court is responsible for administering federal immigration laws and is overseen by the Executive Office of Immigration Review, part of the Justice Department....

The increase in unresolved immigration cases relates to the increase in cases pursued by the Department of Homeland Security, which investigates immigration matters.

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