Immigration Backlog Due To Government Shutdown - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Immigration Backlog Due To Government Shutdown

(NBC)- Last year's partial government shutdown caused long delays for thousands of immigration hearings. The hearings determine whether immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally should be deported or allowed to stay.

Emails obtained by the Associated Press show that more than 37-thousand hearings were delayed while federal offices were closed. Due to backlogged courts, many of the hearings won't be rescheduled until next year.

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