Friday, March 10, 2017

Team Trump Looks To Send Fifty Judges To Adjudicate Immigration Cases

At RightWingNews by William Teach -- 

One of the talking points from illegal alien supporters is that there just aren’t enough judges to deal with all the illegals sitting in detention centers, so, the illegals in the centers should be let go on their own recognizance with a pinky swear that they’ll return for their hearing. With the return rarely happening, surprisingly. So, no
(Reuters) The Department of Justice is deploying 50 judges to immigration detention facilities across the United States, according to two sources and a letter seen by Reuters and sent to judges on Thursday.
The department is also considering asking judges to sit from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., split between two rotating shifts, to adjudicate more cases, the sources said. A notice about shift times was not included in the letter.
The Justice Department did not respond to a request for comment. (snip)
The order called for the end of a policy known as “catch and release,” by which immigrants were released from detention and given a date to appear in court.
Immigration courts have a backlog of over 550,000 cases, according to the Justice Department’s data, so many court dates are set years into the future.

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