The following Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) report (see below) revealed that, out of 169,258 noncitizens against whom DHS sought removal orders during the first 10 months of fiscal year 2016, Immigration Judges found that 96,223—or 57 percent—were entitled to remain in the United States.
During the first ten months of fiscal year 2016, immigration judges have determined that 96,223 noncitizens against whom Homeland Security sought removal orders were entitled to remain in this country. By the end of this fiscal year this pace is on track to surpass the record set last year of 106,676 noncitizens that the court found could remain in the U.S. These outcomes account for 56.8 percent of all cases that judges in immigration court have decided so far this year. See Figure 1.