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How Immigration Judge Spots Went Political — and Went Back
By Paul Kiel – May 29, 2007, 6:10 PM
Last week, Monica Goodling revealed that she’d routinely placed Republicans in civil service spots, including immigration judge positions. As she was eventually forced to concede under hard questioning, doing that was against the law.
But it also became apparent that the practice was nothing new — and that it dated at least back to 2004, before Goodling got involved. That’s how people like Garry Malphrus, a former Brooks Brother rioter with no immigration experience, became a judge.