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Immigration Law

In Letter to Sessions, Immigration Judges Push Back Against Quotas

NAIJ letter, May 2, 2018 re Misunderstandings about Immigration Judge "Quotas" in Testimony Before House Appropriations Committee

"... [W]e are concerned based on your testimony before the House Appropriations Committee last week, in that you seem to be misinformed about the current plan to impose performance quotas on Immigration Judges, and hope that you may also reconsider this position once you have all the facts. First, your response to Ranking Member Serrano that a meeting was held with the Immigration Judges and we agreed to "performance metrics" is not correct. The NAIJ has not agreed to the imposition of performance metrics (quotas) on Immigration Judges. We have steadfastly stated our opposition to those measures to the Director and the public. ..."