New 'zero tolerance' immigration crackdown fills border courts

New 'zero tolerance' immigration crackdown fills border courts

The crowded courtroom reeked of stale sweat, and 92 immigrants filled all five benches, leaving standing room only for visitors and court personnel.

“It’s packed in there,” said one of a dozen guards and deputy marshals stationed at the courtroom this week. “This is what it’s going to be like from...