{FD} DOJ seeks $72M to hire more than 100 immigration judges, attorneys to help clear massive asylum backlog

In its budget request for the upcoming fiscal year, the Justice Department saidÂÂit needs over $72 million to fund the”stronger enforcement of the nationÃâ‚â„s immigration laws,Ãâ‚ï according to materialsÂÂreleased Monday, in an aggressive move intended to reduce the nation’s backlog ofÂÂasylum casesÂÂdramatically.