The DHS will significantly expand its power to quickly deport undocumented immigrants, anywhere they encounter them across the United States, using a fast-track deportation process that bypasses immigration judges. They expect the approach will help alleviate the nation’s immigration-court backlog and free up space in Immigration and Customs Enforcement jails. The stated targets of the change are people who sneaked into the United States and do not have an asylum case or immigration-court date pending. Previously, the administration’s policy for “expedited removal” had been limited to migrants caught within 100 miles of the U.S. border who had been in the country for less than two weeks. The new rule would apply to immigrants anywhere in the United States who have been in the country for less than two years"