Latest News Wires Overwhelmed immigration courts could face further delays

It can take three years to get a hearing under the current immigration court system. Many expect delays to become worse due to the deluge of tens of thousands of Central American children crossing the US-Mexican border. 

By , Associated Press

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Adolescent girls in braids and pigtails and teenage boys wearing jeans and sneakers sat alongside their parents in the courtroom of Immigration Judge Frank Travieso to hear how long they might be allowed to stay in the United States.