NYT: In Courts, Immigrant Children Move To Head of Line

The New York Times (NYT) reports that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is moving recently arrived children to the head of the line to see immigration judges, possibly leading to deportation within months rather than years. Speedier deportations are believed by many to send a message to the children’s home countries and help deter others from migrating illegally, while immigrants’ advocates are concerned that the accelerated process– known as “priority dockets” or “surge dockets”– may compromise due process.

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