Shortage of Immigration Judges Complicates Border Crisis

By Veronica Zaragovia, KUT News

Published 06/30 2014 06:20AM

Updated 06/30 2014 06:23AM

Many of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have recently crossed the Texas-Mexico border will be subject to deportation, but thanks to judicial backlogs and a shortage of judges, it could take years before their cases go to court.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/06/30/shortage-of-immigration-judges-/.

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