Federal government’s ‘surge docket’ expedites immigration hearings for unaccompanied minors

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Gov’t expedites immigration hearings for minors Officials say more than 57,000 migrant children have been processed since October.

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 cases...

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