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Courts Overcrowded with 'Rocket Docket' Migrant Kids

October 16, 2014 02:08 PM
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The huge number of cases of undocumented children who entered the U.S. illegally is straining immigration courts around the country, especially in Miami, Florida, which has 13,000 cases pending. The Obama administration has ordered that children’s cases be pushed through first, before those of undocumented adults. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti gives us a rare look at the inner workings of federal immigration court.