Court Quick Facts


Only 21.1% of immigrants, including unaccompanied children, had an attorney to assist them in Immigration Court cases when a removal order was issued.

Detained by Agency

Immigration and Customs Enforcement held 24,170 in ICE detention according to data current as of January 29, 2023.

Immigration Detention Quick Facts

14,732 out of 24,170—or 61.0%—held in ICE detention have no criminal record, according to data current as of January 29, 2023. Many more have only minor offenses, including traffic violations.

Immigration Court Quick Facts

Immigration Courts recorded receiving 244,438 new cases so far in FY 2023 as of December 2022. This compares with 129,024 cases that the court completed during this period.

Immigration Court Quick Facts

At the end of December 2022, 2,056,328 active cases were pending before the Immigration Court.

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