Additional Judges to Assist in Immigration Cases
WESLACO – The Justice Department announced additional prosecutors and immigration judges for the U.S.- Mexico border; some of those heading to the Rio Grande Valley.
South Texas will now have eight more assistant U.S. attorneys.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says this is due to a recent increase in the number of apprehensions at the Southwest border.
In total, there will be 35 new attorney positions for the entire southern border.
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