Why Atlanta Immigration Court Is Notorious For Denying Asylum

May 2, 2017

New research from the Southern Poverty Law Center and Emory University finds cases of alleged bias in the Atlanta Immigration Court. The AIC denies asylum to 98 percent of seekers, by far the highest rate of any immigration court in the nation.

We talk about this with Lisa Graybill, Deputy Legal Director with the Southern Poverty Law Center. Also, Adelina Nicholls, Executive Director with the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, and Maryellen Fullerton, a Professor of Law at the Brooklyn Law School.