Before the courts, LGBTQ asylum-seekers have historically had to face bias and ignorance about gender identity and sexuality. Has anything changed?
History shows that the US court system isn't sympathetic to undocumented migrants when it comes to parental rights.
The attorney general can decide immigration cases because immigration courts are part of the DOJ, not the judiciary. This congested system has 345,000 open cases. Most will likely end in deportation.
The system is backlogged and inefficient. Trump's commitment to strict immigration enforcement will likely make the problem worse.