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A Day in US Immigration Court: Lots of Cases, Not Much Resolution
Suzan stood before Immigration Judge John M. Bryant, asking for more time in her deportation case, which was already more than a few years old.
The El Salvadoran transgender woman, who prefers not to be identified by her real name, came to the United States 20 years ago as a teenager, fleeing persecution. She was detained at the border.
Deportation proceedings never caught up with her — for a while, she was homeless and living on the streets — until about six years ago, when she was at...