Customs and Border Protection agents stand at the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Friday, Feb. 10. One memorandum issued by the Department of Homeland Security says the government will hire new ICE officers and Border Patrol agents, but it doesn't mention hiring more immigration judges. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

Much attention has been given to President Trump's plans for enforcing immigration laws, but not much has been said about how deportations might affect an already-stressed immigration court system.

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TV screens in Seoul, South Korea, show images Wednesday of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Chemical Weapon Found On Body Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

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Plan To Disrupt Immigration Raids Will Enlist Songs And Prayers

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Tom Perez (left) and Keith Ellison are two front-runners for DNC chair. Mandel Ngan and Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tight Race For DNC Chair Narrows Ahead Of Weekend Vote

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The classic film Casablanca marks its 75th birthday this year. One little known fact? Humphrey Bogart was shorter than Ingrid Bergman, so he had to stand on a box during filming. Warner Bros./AP hide caption

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After 75 Years, Here's Looking At You, 'Casablanca'

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Customs and Border Protection agents stand at the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Friday, Feb. 10. One memorandum issued by the Department of Homeland Security says the government will hire new ICE officers and Border Patrol agents, but it doesn't mention hiring more immigration judges. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

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Michael B. Ryan, 19, a sophomore at Ashland University, and his father, Michael J. Ryan, 45, a judge in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Division in Ohio. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Difficult Childhood Inspires A Dad To Do Better

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