Thursday, October 21, 2021
As part of an effort to speed up removals, the Trump administration imposed case annual quotas on immigration judges in job performance. Numbers, not quality, of dispositions were the touchstone. Needless to say, the quotas were heavily criticized.
Grace Dixon for Law 360 ("DOJ Walks Back Trump-Era Quotas For Immigration Judges?") reports that the Presiudent Biden's U.S. Department of Justice has walked back the quotas imposed on immigration judges. The Trump-era quotas were intended to expedite proceedings.
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