According to an article on, in response to directives from the Department of Homeland Security:  “in the month after Homeland Security officials started a review of Houston’s immigration court docket, immigration judges dismissed more than 200 cases, an increase of more than 700 percent from the prior month, new data shows.”

This is good news at it allows immigration courts and government agencies to focus their limited resources on those who pose the greatest potential threat to the country, such as violent criminals.

Author: Bradley Maged

I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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