Tough action has cleared away a huge backlog of immigration appeals, reports the Department of Justice, but federal courts complain they've been stuck with the cleanup. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts says circuit court appeals from decisions of the Bureau of Immigration Appeals surged by nearly 400 percent over a 12-month period ending in March -- and court officials don't expect the numbers to return to normal any time soon.
Immigration Appeals Surge
The National Law Journal
November 3, 2003
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