AILA Resources on Immigration Courts
Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12032266 (posted Mar. 22, 2012)"
A fair and functioning court system is essential to ensuring due process. Currently, the immigration court system is plagued by a lack of funding. While Congress has appropriated ever increasing sums of money to the Department of Homeland Security for immigration enforcement and detention, the immigration court system remains severely underfunded.