The Washington Times: Chief immigration judge quits amid Biden administration purge

IRLI In The News

July 21, 2022

By Stephen Dinan

The nation’s chief immigration judge is calling it quits after sources said he faced an increasingly strident Biden administration that cut him out of decisions as it pursued a more relaxed policy toward illegal immigrants.

Tracy Short, who’d served as the chief judge since 2020, told colleagues in a note Thursday that he will be leaving at the end of this month. He praised them for their “resilience” over years of challenges, including the pandemic and new demands placed on immigration judges, according to the note, which The Washington Times obtained.

Read the full story at The Washington Times.

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