Immigration Judges Want Independence from DoJ

Immigration Judges Want Independence from DoJBoston Globe – Federal immigration judges are urging Congress to liberate them from the Department of Justice, a dramatic bid for independence that could eventually open immigration court records to the public for the first time in US history.

“Somebody needs to flip the light switch on and make all of this stuff more visible,” said Chris Crane, president of the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council, which represents detention and deportation officers. “These people work for the taxpayers. Why should they be able to hide anything?” [Read More]