Immigration Court Appearances Rates

Report Author: 
Olga Byrne
Original Date of Publication: 
February, 2018

As Congress and the Trump Administration debate immigration policy reforms, one critical—and often misrepresented—piece of information is the extent to which individuals in immigration removal proceedings comply with their court appearance obligations. Based on available data, it is clear that immigrants appear for their immigration court hearings at high rates, particularly when they have legal representation or case management support, and accurate information related to the court process.

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Byrne, O. (2018). Immigration Court Appearances Rates. Human Rights First. Retrieved from

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