The New York Post: Immigration judges ‘muzzled’ from speaking publicly by DOJ amid historic 3 million-case backlog

IRLI In The News

March 12, 2024

By Jennie Taer

Immigration judges have been put under a gag order by the Department of Justice (DOJ), stopping them from talking publicly amid an unprecedented 3 million cases waiting to be heard in courts.

The National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) said its members need to get prior approval from the DOJ to speak, per orders from the department’s manager, Chief Immigration Judge Sheila McNulty.

Read the full story at The New York Post.

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