DocumentedNY: Court Use of Video Teleconferencing Causes Case Slowdown

It has been five months since Immigration and Customs Enforcement has transported any immigrants to appear in person at the Varick Street immigration courts. This is taking a toll on our clients, their ability to fight their cases, and their right to due process.

Our Sarah Deri Oshiro explains how some immigrants appear before a judge without consulting an attorney, which might make them more likely to accept an order of removal when they could be fighting their case.

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