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The National Association of Immigration Judges
April 2013

The State of Our Courts: A View From The Inside

Tasked with applying a body of law compared most often to tax law in its complexity, Immigration Judges carry an average docket of more than 1500 cases. For perspective, the average caseload of a U.S. district court judge is 440. Moreover, despite these crushing dockets, Immigration Judges lack staff support, conducting their proceedings with the assistance of only 1/4 a judicial law clerk’s time, without bailiffs or court reporters.....[citing TRAC research].

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