David Conrad

David Conrad

David Conrad is a freelance journalist and doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication.  David is a summer Google journalism fellow at The World.

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Conflict & Justice

Here's an explanation about why there's a backlog of immigration cases

US immigration courts face major bottlenecks. It's a complex problem, tied to a shortage of judges, underfunding and different enforcement programs in the US used to deter migrants from crossing the US-Mexico border. And on top of all that, data shows that people from Central America and Mexico are less likely to get asylum than others.