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Immigration Judges Dana Leigh Marks, left, and Denise Noonan Slavin called on Congress to help fix record-high caseload backlogs in the immigration court system. They spoke as president and executive vice president, respectively, of the National Association of Immigration Judges. (Cronkite News photo by Brittany Bade)

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Immigration judges urge Congress to fix record-high caseload backlog

Congress needs to double the number of immigration judges and reorganize the immigration court system to cope with a record-high 375,000 backlogged cases, two of those judges said Wednesday.