There are 100 numbers of Foreigners Tribunal functioning in Assam. Initially, 11 nos. of Illegal Migrant Determination Tribunals (IMDT) were functioning. After the repeal of IMDT Act, the government of Assam has newly established 21 nos. of FTs in 2005.
In the year 2009, another 4 nos. of FTs had been established. In the year 2014 additional 64 nos. of FTs had been established for disposal of Pending Cases in FTs.
Judges/Advocates have been appointed as the members of FT under the Foreigners Tribunal Act, 1941 and Foreigners Tribunal ORDER 1964. as per the guidelines issued by the government from time to time.