Top judge: Backlog of illegal immigration court cases over 1 million, delayed deportations 684,000

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(Worthy News) - The backlog of court cases addressing the status of illegal immigrant’s has reached over one million, prompting Justice and immigration courts to step up efforts to hire more judges, digitize old paper systems and speed up court proceedings.

James McHenry, the director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, which handles immigration cases, said Tuesday that the backlog of active cases is over 692,000 and that the courts have an additional 330,000 cases that have been put into “administrative closure,” but that are still before the courts. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Top judge: Backlog of illegal immigration court cases over 1 million, delayed deportations 684,000”

  1. Here is a suggestion: Gather every illegal immigrant in a camp or prison until their case is heard/resolved. But - give them the option of going home on their own. If they go home their case will be put on home indefinitely unless they sneak back in, in which case tell them they wont have the option to go home next time but will sit in prison for the years it takes to hear their case. Its called incentive - give them the incentive to go home and stay there.

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