Immigration Cases For Unaccompanied Minors Strain Courts

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8 September 2014
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Colorado News
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Immigration cases involving unaccompanied minors are clogging one of the Denver area’s two immigration courts, records obtained by CBS4 indicate.

There are nearly 8,000 immigration cases backlogged in the immigration court in downtown Denver ...

Officials have created a triage system to deal with the crisis. Priority goes to those with unaccompanied minors, followed by those involving criminal matters ...