“Immigration Caseload Is Growing”

18 Jul

By Ginnie Graham

Tulsa World

OKLAHOMA CITY — At a Monday immigration court session, Judge Richard R. Ozmun set hearings after presiding over arguments in two cases originating in Tulsa County.

The next available hearing dates are in 2011…

Oklahoma’s immigration court, which is part of the regional Dallas office, is experiencing a decade-high number of cases and an increasing backlog. Immigrants will wait at least nine months to a year between the initial appearance and a hearing date… In most cases, they will be free on bond while awaiting a resolution of their case.

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