Once again TRAC has done the heavy lifting by putting together an interactive chart identifying by Court how many cases have been closed due to a favorable exercise of prosecutorial discretion as a result of the Morton memo.
There are a total of 298,173 deportation cases nationwide that are currently backlogged. Of them, the Obama administration has moved to administratively close or terminate a whopping 2,609.
But don't worry, Obama promised to address immigration reform in his second term.
More lies you can believe in.
Matthew Kolken is a trial lawyer with experience in all aspects of United States Immigration Law including Immigration Courts throughout the United States, and appellate practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York , the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).