Prominent legal organizations call on Congress to establish an independent immigration court system

Four legal organizations sent a letter to Congress on Thursday, urging them to establish an immigration court system independent from the Justice Department.

The letter was co-signed by presidents of the American Bar Association (ABA), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Federal Bar Association (FBA), and the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), which is the first time these four organizations joined together to call for Congressional action, according to a press release.

“Our current immigration

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