Former Immigration Judge Criticizes Trump’s Pressure on the Courts

After serving for more than two decades as an immigration judge in Florida and Puerto Rico, Rafael Ortiz Segura, frustrated with the Trump administration’s intense pressure to speed up deportation trials, resigned and became a defense lawyer for immigrants. On the program Línea Abierta with Samuel Orozco, Ortiz Segura, former general counsel for Puerto Rico’s Immigration and Naturalization Service, reflects on the legal catastrophe entailed by the quota policy imposed on immigration courts by the White House.

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