Tag: Justice Department

Proposed Immigration Court Reform Could Be ‘Death Knell’

Judicial independence would suffer under a plan by the Trump administration to streamline immigration hearings, according to the editorial staff at The Washington Post. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking on Nov. 17 to the Federalist Society national lawyers… Read More

Boston Globe Deep-Dives Into Immigration Court Delays

Citing government studies, The Boston Glove is reporting that the immigration court “logjam” has more than doubled over the past decade, to include about a half-million cases including 11,271 cases in Boston, “As a result, some respondents’ cases… Read More

Former NY Prosecutor Outlines ‘The Real Crisis’ For Immigration

Over the last five years, the budget for immigration courts grew by 74% — but the budget for immigration enforcement agencies grew by over 400%. The result is gridlock that makes those old criminal court dockets look like models… Read More