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Up to 100 new immigration judges would be added under Biden budget request

By: - April 12, 2021 5:00 am

Wisconsin State Capitol rally to support Dreamers as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up cases against the Trump administration’s push to end the DACA program. (Melanie Conklin | Wisconsin Examiner)

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday released a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the number of immigration judges and allocate millions in funding to clear backlogs of hearings and asylum requests.

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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