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Successful completions of criminal alien cases for November 2001 decreased 1 percent when compared to November 2000, while employer cases decreased by 14 percent compared to the previous November. Fraud completions for November 2001 decreased 57 percent compared to the same month last year, while successful completions of smuggling cases decreased 58 percent.

Data Source: PAS G-23.19 & 19.1


  • Definitions: Successful Completion: a case that has resulted in an adverse action such as a prosecution, deportation, removal, denial, civil action, or cessation of targeted activity based on the outcome of the investigation. Case Types: Criminal alien cases include large-scale organizations engaged in ongoing criminal activity and individual aliens convicted of a crime such as drug trafficking or terrorism. Employer cases include investigations that target employers who knowingly hire or who continue to employ illegal aliens. Fraud cases include marriage fraud, immigration benefit fraud, Employer Sanctions document fraud, and entitlement fraud. Smuggling cases involve those which target persons or entities who bring, transport, harbor, or smuggle illegal aliens into or within the United States.
  • Statistics for Criminal, Employer, Fraud, and Smuggling cases are not complete. The New York district office was unable to report fully its August, September, October, and November statistics due to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.