Report on Asylum Seekers in Expedited Removal

February 8, 2005

A Study by refugee and asylum experts appointed by the Commission, as authorized by Section 605 of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. The report examines, and makes recommendations on, the protection and detention of asylum seekers who are placed in Expedited Removal in the United States.

Executive Summary (PDF - 83 KB)

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Click Here to download the entire Volume II as a single PDF (20.5 MB)

Volume I - Findings and Recommendations (PDF - 1.7 MB)

Volume II - Expert Reports

Cover & Table of Contents (PDF - 661 KB)

Evaluation Of Credible Fear Referral In Expedited Removal At Ports Of Entry In The United States. (PDF - 1.5 MB)

A-File And Record Of Proceeding Analysis Of Expedited Removal
(PDF - 3.2 MB)

Report On Credible Fear Determinations . (PDF - 872 KB)

Conditions Of Confinement For Detained Asylum Seekers Subject To Expedited Removal . (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Legal Assistance For Asylum Seekers In Expedited Removal: A Survey Of Alternative Practices. (PDF - 6.4 MB)

Statistical Report On Expedited Removal, Credible Fear, And Withdrawal, Fy 2000-2003. (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Statistical Report On Detention, Fy 2000-2003 . (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Statistical Report On Immigration Court Proceedings, Fy 2000-2004 . (PDF - 1.4 MB)

Basic Table Set Index (PDF - 67 KB)

Outcomes of Immigration Court Asylum Proceedings

EOIR Tables 1 (PDF - 930 KB)
EOIR Tables 1.1 to 1.3 (PDF - 1.1 MB)
EOIR Tables 1.4 to 1.6 (PDF - 829 KB)
EOIR Tables 1.7 to 1.9 (PDF - 1.1 MB)
EOIR Tables 1.10 to 1.12 (PDF - 1.1 MB)
EOIR Tables 1.13 (PDF - 220 KB)
EOIR Tables 1.14 (PDF - 129 KB)

EOIR Review of Negative Credible Fear Determinations

EOIR Tables 2 (PDF - 122 KB)

Immigration Court Asylum Proceeding Outcomes for Represented/Unrepresented Aliens

EOIR Tables 3 (PDF - 204 KB)

Failure to Appear Frequencies for Released Aliens

EOIR Tables 4 (PDF - 318 KB)

Withdrawals of Asylum Applications by Detention Status

EOIR Tables 5 (PDF - 160 KB)

Outcome of Appeals

EOIR Tables 6 (PDF - 160 KB)

Outcome of Affirmative Asylum Cases Referred to EOIR

EOIR Table 7 (PDF - 160 KB)

Selected Statistical Analyses Of Immigration Judge Rulings On Asylum Applications, Fy 2000-2003 . (PDF - 455 KB)

Biographies of Experts (PDF - 28 KB)