Immigration, Politics

Here’s How Biden Pulls a “Silent Amnesty”

Congress is starting work on legislation to legalize illegal immigrants, but the Biden administration is already working on what some analysts have termed a “silent amnesty,” which would quietly suspend or dismiss thousands of deportation cases pending in immigration courts.

Deportation orders, as a percentage of decided cases, have plummeted to 35% from January to June. That is about half the rate of 2019 and 2020 under the Trump administration.

The number of case terminations has surged even though immigration judges are deciding fewer cases. Read more…

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