Asylum cases can frequently take years, but the tent courts are meant to reduce that time to 40 days or less. Critics note that this is “factory justice” and claim that immigration attorneys have been refused access to conduct know-your-rights segments as they do in other immigration courts.
Currently, the fees for both of these requests are $110. While people would still be able to apply for fee waivers, critics of the announcement counter that this is yet another obstacle for people going through immigration court.
While Andrade-Sanchez has had other legal troubles, his case is highly unusual in that shots were fired by ICE and in a public location.