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Continued: Immigration judges in Minnesota face a 3,000 case backlog

One of them was a man who made the 300-mile trip from South Dakota for a hearing on his claim for asylum. His attorney tells Olmanson that the man fears persecution and torture if he is returned to Mexico.

Olmanson warns the man to get his fingerprints redone and then, after some stamping of documents and exchanging of paperwork, sets the next hearing date: Dec. 17, 2017.


Mark Brunswick • 612-673-4434

Alejandra Matos • 612-673-4028 Twitter: @amatos12


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