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New York judges to start hearing child-immigrant cases

New York judges to start hearing child-immigrant cases

By Marisa SchultzAugust 13, 2014 | 1:45am

WASHINGTON — Thousands of kids who crossed illegally into the United States will hit the jackpot Wednesday, when their expedited cases begin coming before New York City immigration judges — who are the most lenient in the country.

The first judge assigned to the so-called “surge docket” is Frank Loprest, an Obama administration pick who grants asylum in 88 percent of the cases before him. The national average is about 50 percent.

Read more: http://nypost.com/2014/08/13/new-york-judges-to-start-hearin...



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