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DHS bungles 200,000 immigration court cases, drawing congressional probe

Posted on AllSides April 3rd, 2024
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The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday announced an investigation into massive bungling by the Homeland Security Department, which failed to file summonses with the immigration courts for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, causing some 200,000 cases to be dismissed.

The department has managed to refile the charges in only one-quarter of the cases, according to data from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, leaving the rest free to roam the U.S. without any case against them.

Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican and committee chairman, and Rep. Tom McClintock, the California...

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