Tue, 25 February 2020
In every important way, US Immigration Courts are different from all other Courts under federal, state or local jurisdiction. And in many important ways they are worse than any other American court. Amy Taxin was part of an Associated Press team that spent two weeks at Immigration Courts in 11 cities and found a growing backlog already near one million cases. Judges say they’re asked to do too much, too fast to do justice in too many cases. And then there are the children, before the judge or just in the courtrooms, or in the hallways. Too many children. The system is still unprepared for them.