Use of video conference in immigration court has started in Arizona to help speed up an increasingly swamped system. Detainees at a private prison in Eloy have been appearing on a screen in Tucson instead of the court next door. The practice is legal but controversial. This is the story of a rookie lawyer tasked with using the technology for what he says is a life-or-death case.
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