A Primer on Expedited Removal – FACT SHEET from American Immigration Council (AIC)

7/22/19 President Trump’s January 25, 2017, executive order directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to dramatically expand the use of expedited removal. Expedited removal is a process by which low-level immigration officers can quickly deport certain non-citizens.
One of the major problems with expedited removal is that the immigration officer making the decision virtually has unchecked authority.