Counties with most immigration cases

Long Island's two counties are among the top 10 in the nation for pending cases before the Immigration Court.

Suffolk County is fifth and Nassau County is ninth among all counties in the nation for pending cases before the Immigration Court, with 23,178 cases as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to records compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. Nationwide there were 667,839 cases pending at the end of December. You can read more here.

California had 19 of the top 100 counties, and New York, New Jersey and Texas each had 10 counties in the top 100 nationally. While the national backlog grew by 11 percent between May and December of last year, the caseloads in Nassau and Suffolk each grew by 6 percent during that period.

Cases by county or town boundaries in 7 downstate counties

  • Up to 100
  • Up to 1,000
  • Up to 5,000
  • More than 5,000

Smaller breakdowns for counties in New York City were not available. Number of cases not adjusted for overall population differences. Click on map for details or find locations in the table below. The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse is a nonpartisan, nonprofit data research center affiliated with the Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

Location All pending cases All cases with representation Cases in last 90 days Cases in last 90 days with representation
Location Queens All pending cases 27,659 All cases with representation 22,120 Cases in last 90 days 2,113 Cases in last 90 days with representation 553
Location Brooklyn All pending cases 15,922 All cases with representation 12,639 Cases in last 90 days 1,068 Cases in last 90 days with representation 226
Location Bronx All pending cases 7,521 All cases with representation 5,214 Cases in last 90 days 846 Cases in last 90 days with representation 65
Location Hempstead All pending cases 6,872 All cases with representation 5,089 Cases in last 90 days 280 Cases in last 90 days with representation 59
Location Islip All pending cases 5,221 All cases with representation 3,896 Cases in last 90 days 195 Cases in last 90 days with representation 27
Location Manhattan All pending cases 3,577 All cases with representation 2,777 Cases in last 90 days 299 Cases in last 90 days with representation 42
Location Brookhaven All pending cases 2,448 All cases with representation 1,874 Cases in last 90 days 111 Cases in last 90 days with representation 33
Location Ramapo All pending cases 1,864 All cases with representation 1,356 Cases in last 90 days 105 Cases in last 90 days with representation 20
Location Babylon All pending cases 1,669 All cases with representation 1,228 Cases in last 90 days 79 Cases in last 90 days with representation 11
Location North Hempstead All pending cases 1,528 All cases with representation 1,178 Cases in last 90 days 59 Cases in last 90 days with representation 14
Location Staten Island All pending cases 1,468 All cases with representation 1,108 Cases in last 90 days 114 Cases in last 90 days with representation 18
Location Huntington All pending cases 1,446 All cases with representation 1,061 Cases in last 90 days 50 Cases in last 90 days with representation 5
Location Oyster Bay All pending cases 1,000 All cases with representation 764 Cases in last 90 days 68 Cases in last 90 days with representation 13
Location Southampton All pending cases 858 All cases with representation 628 Cases in last 90 days 51 Cases in last 90 days with representation 12
Location Yonkers All pending cases 826 All cases with representation 600 Cases in last 90 days 51 Cases in last 90 days with representation 6
Location Rye All pending cases 717 All cases with representation 520 Cases in last 90 days 50 Cases in last 90 days with representation 6
Location Riverhead All pending cases 684 All cases with representation 485 Cases in last 90 days 48 Cases in last 90 days with representation 7
Location Glen Cove All pending cases 574 All cases with representation 387 Cases in last 90 days 21 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Peekskill All pending cases 535 All cases with representation 402 Cases in last 90 days 58 Cases in last 90 days with representation 5
Location Ossining All pending cases 470 All cases with representation 364 Cases in last 90 days 33 Cases in last 90 days with representation 4
Location New Rochelle All pending cases 451 All cases with representation 335 Cases in last 90 days 16 Cases in last 90 days with representation 2
Location Clarkstown All pending cases 449 All cases with representation 366 Cases in last 90 days 26 Cases in last 90 days with representation 6
Location East Hampton All pending cases 359 All cases with representation 301 Cases in last 90 days 16 Cases in last 90 days with representation 4
Location Greenburgh All pending cases 321 All cases with representation 208 Cases in last 90 days 46 Cases in last 90 days with representation 7
Location Southold All pending cases 293 All cases with representation 216 Cases in last 90 days 14 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location White Plains All pending cases 286 All cases with representation 213 Cases in last 90 days 23 Cases in last 90 days with representation 6
Location Orangetown All pending cases 241 All cases with representation 194 Cases in last 90 days 7 Cases in last 90 days with representation 2
Location Haverstraw All pending cases 204 All cases with representation 145 Cases in last 90 days 20 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Mount Kisco All pending cases 204 All cases with representation 158 Cases in last 90 days 13 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Mount Vernon All pending cases 178 All cases with representation 132 Cases in last 90 days 18 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Bedford All pending cases 144 All cases with representation 106 Cases in last 90 days 9 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Smithtown All pending cases 126 All cases with representation 103 Cases in last 90 days 2 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Mount Pleasant All pending cases 121 All cases with representation 92 Cases in last 90 days 3 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location New Castle All pending cases 110 All cases with representation 84 Cases in last 90 days 8 Cases in last 90 days with representation 2
Location Mamaroneck All pending cases 98 All cases with representation 73 Cases in last 90 days 5 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Cortlandt All pending cases 87 All cases with representation 57 Cases in last 90 days 12 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Long Beach All pending cases 77 All cases with representation 65 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Yorktown All pending cases 70 All cases with representation 55 Cases in last 90 days 9 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1
Location Harrison All pending cases 43 All cases with representation 29 Cases in last 90 days 4 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Eastchester All pending cases 30 All cases with representation 28 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Somers All pending cases 18 All cases with representation 14 Cases in last 90 days 2 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Lewisboro All pending cases 17 All cases with representation 12 Cases in last 90 days 2 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Pelham All pending cases 16 All cases with representation 14 Cases in last 90 days 1 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location North Castle All pending cases 14 All cases with representation 9 Cases in last 90 days 1 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location North Salem All pending cases 14 All cases with representation 14 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Stony Point All pending cases 14 All cases with representation 12 Cases in last 90 days 1 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Shelter Island All pending cases 11 All cases with representation 7 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Scarsdale All pending cases 9 All cases with representation 8 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Shinnecock All pending cases 8 All cases with representation 7 Cases in last 90 days 1 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Westchester County-Rye All pending cases 7 All cases with representation 7 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Poospatuck All pending cases 4 All cases with representation 3 Cases in last 90 days 0 Cases in last 90 days with representation 0
Location Pound Ridge All pending cases 2 All cases with representation 1 Cases in last 90 days 1 Cases in last 90 days with representation 1

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