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The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday. credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Immigration Judges’ Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice Department

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

The nation's already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.  (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly Half of Immigration Judges Eligible to Retire, Courts Overwhelmed

The nation’s already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.

12/22/2013

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