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October 3, 2017

Crisis in the Courts: Immigration Backlog Puts Families in Limbo
By Myriam Masihy

According to Syracuse Universityís transactional records access clearinghouse or TRAC, more than 617,000 immigration cases are now backlogged. That number has more than doubled since 2009 and the 334 immigration judges across the country just canít handle the caseload. "There have been initiatives both under the Obama administration and under the Trump administration that have resulted in us as judges being required to shuffle our docket," explained Judge Dana Leigh Marks, who spoke to us as the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges. S

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