The union that represents 590 sitting federal immigration judges wants an investigation into five of its Trump-appointed members who were fired recently for what they suspect were political reasons.
Most of the fired judges were terminated at the end of a two-year probationary period, and the union said the administration was not “transparent” about why the judges were being let go.
It believes the reason is because Biden wants judges that are pro-amnesty.
”The agency’s refusal to provide any meaningful feedback and explanations as to why the judges were not retained contradicts the administration’s position on labor and the value of good employer-employee relations,” a letter from the union said. ”In addition, the manner in which these judges were treated after being informed of their removals was also unprofessional and unbefitting their office.”
“They deserved better,” the letter said, and added that the firings were affecting other judges’ morale.
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