Based upon the latest available information, the American Immigration Council‘s (“AIC”) Immigration Policy Center has put together a great summary of the types of federal offenses that are being targeted for prosecution by the government as well as those that are not.
Some interesting facts include:
♦The number of immigration prosecutions has continued to increase and now account for 54% of all federal criminal prosecutions.
♦ Illegal reentry of a deported alien accounted for 22,000 prosecutions in FY 2009.
♦ Potential drug smuggling charges were brought less frequently.
- Joint Motion to Reopen Agreed to by DHS for an Old Removal Order - September 20, 2022
- Greencard through consular processing and I-601 waiver - September 19, 2020
- Trump Administration Implements New Public Charge Rule on February 24, 2020 - January 31, 2020