Controversial S.F. immigration judge quits, bashes system

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Controversial S.F. immigration judge quits, bashes system

Published by SFChronicle

WASHINGTON — An immigration judge in the San Francisco court abruptly quit his post this week, issuing a scathing letter upon his retirement expressing frustration with the entire court system and its U.S. Justice Department management.

The letter does not acknowledge that Judge Nicholas Ford himself was also the subject of criticism from local attorneys representing immigrants, many of whom banded together to file a formal complaint against him alleging hostile and biased treatment of their clients with the Justice Department last year. Read Full Article