System Overload For NYC's Immigration Courts

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State Supreme Court in the Bronx (Beth Fertig/WNYC)

Beth Fertig, senior reporter covering courts and legal affairs for WNYC, discusses her latest features on immigration courts, particularly focused on New York. She explains the court systems' enormous case backlog and shares what's New York's unique public defender program for immigrants, the first in the country to be funded by the city.