CLINIC Joins 50+ Organizations in Calling for Independent Immigration Court

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February 20, 2020

On Feb. 18, 2020, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., joined the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Human Rights First, National Immigrant Justice Center and 50 other organizations in urging members of Congress to establish an immigration court system that is independent of the Department of Justice. As the letter indicates, the current court system is in need of reform to address case backlogs and lacks meaningful independence from the Executive Branch.