Truman In The News
April 6, 2021

To Fix the Immigration System, We Need To Start With Immigration Courts

To Fix the Immigration System, We Need To Start With Immigration Courts
Truman In The News
April 6, 2021

To Fix the Immigration System, We Need To Start With Immigration Courts

To Fix the Immigration System, We Need To Start With Immigration Courts

Merrick Garland was recently confirmed as attorney general, bringing back a much-needed sense of impartiality and integrity to the Justice Department and the immigration court system it oversees. In this sense, his appointment is critical because, less than two months into his presidency, Joe Biden is already confronting the reality that meaningful immigration policies don’t always match up with wishful campaign promises. As thousands of migrants, especially unaccompanied minors, continue to seek safety and opportunity in the United States; as changes to interior enforcement and immigration prosecutions are slow to implement; and as advocates apprehensively watch detention facilities expand and COVID-related border closures continue, immigration remains the most divisive of all political conversations.

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