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The Chicago Tribune spoke with NIJC Leadership Board Member Abdus Samad Pardesi and his client (who he is representing pro bono through NIJC) who has already been waiting three years for her asylum case to be adjudicated. Thousands of immigrants with court cases in immigration courts are having to wait on average more than 1,000 days before their cases are heard before a judge. In Chicago that wait is 1,019. Read the full story