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Editorial: Forcing judges to meet quotas won't reduce immigration court backlogs. It will undermine due process

There is no dispute that the nation's immigration court system is drowning in its own caseload. It began under the Obama administration's ramped-up efforts to deport people in the country illegally who had recently crossed the border or who had criminal histories, and accelerated under President Trump's campaign to roust as many undocumented people as he can. Over the past two years the backlog of active deportation cases has increased from

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