Arkansas congressman may have solution to backlog of U.S. immigration cases

Jun 22, 2019
In The News

Arkansas congressman may have solution to backlog of U.S. immigration cases

Written by: WZDX
Published by: WZDX

Lawmakers worry it could take decades to get through the backlog of cases in U.S. Immigration courts.

But Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford introduced a bill he believes will speed up the process. While Congress and the President have been talking about hiring more judges, Crawford wants more lawyers to work in the system, promising to pay off their law school student loans in exchange.

The American Immigration Layers Association and the American Bar Association support the idea.

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