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Innovation Law Lab, The Southern Poverty Law Center
June 2019

The Attonery General's Judges: How the U.S. Immigration Courts Became a Deportation Tool
By Tess Hellgren, Rebecca Cassler, Gracie Willis, Jordan Cunnings, Stephen Manning, Melissa Crow, and Lindsay Jonasson

The failure of the BIA is evident everywhere one looks. In addition to the unchecked abuses and ineptitudes of many immigration judges, the failure of the appellate system is vividly illustrated by appalling discrepancies in case outcomes, both within and between courts. These disparities underscore thereality that the BIA is neither developing a helpful body of case law nor engaging in sufficient error correction to guide immigration judges in rendering more uniform decisions. Indeed, the BIA itself has issued conflicting decisions on the same legal question on the same day......[Citing TRAC data and reports].

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