Federal Immigration Courts ‘Hopelessly’ Backlogged

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The average time for a case to wend its way through South Florida’s hopelessly backlogged federal immigration courts is 551 days. Even if those courts stopped taking new cases tomorrow, it would take about four years to work the backlog down to zero, the Miami Herald reports. “The backlog in these courts is terrible, and it’s getting worse every day,” says Miami immigration attorney Tammy Fox . . .

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