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Lawyers, judges blast DOJ over lack of immigration court direction

While courts are largely closed as the coronavirus tears through the United States, most of the nation’s 68 immigration courts have remained open at the behest of the U.S. Department of Justice. The Trump administration has resisted calls from immigration ...

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Asylum cases clog dockets, outstrip attorneys’ ability to help immigrants

Tensions were running high at Baltimore’s Immigration Court, with more than 30 people packed into Judge Zakia Mahasa’s courtroom, many facing the prospect of being deported. Most of those who stood before Mahasa appeared to be teenagers. Some came with ...

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