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    first and fast

    From VOA news:
    "But no changes are expected soon, since the U.S. government has delayed action on immigration reform until after November's midterm election
    So for now, the rocket docket propels the cases-pushing kids through first and fast. "
    What does " first and fast' mean here?
    thank you.

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    Re: first and fast

    It means that cases of children in the US illegally will be handled quickly (fast) by the courts and before those of adults (first.)
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 21-Oct-2014 at 17:06. Reason: minor typo

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