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Federal governments surge docket expedites immigration hearings for unaccompanied minors

Govt expedites immigration hearings for minorsOfficials say more

Govt expedites immigration hearings for minorsOfficials say more than 57,000 migrant children have been processed since October. (Credit: )

The federal government is working to help unaccompanied migrant children get a quicker resolution in immigration court. 

The "surge docket" is a new initiative aimed at expediting the legal process for more than 57,000 unaccompanied minors who have been processed into the system since October. Federal immigration court in Manhattan, which usually deals with fewer than 100 new children's...

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