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Given the huge backlog at the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Department of Justice has implemented a policy known as Affirmance Without Opinion.
The very name implies the problem.
An AWO that authorizes a single BIA member to affirm the decision of a lower immigration court judge by a summary written order without issuing a separate written opinion.
The procedure opens the door to foul play.
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