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VA officials say they'll begin processing cases in January, but critics want that to happen sooner.
VA officials can wait until January to start paying out the claims, but advocates want action sooner.
Veterans Affairs officials won't start processing the cases until next January, upsetting some advocates.
The high court extended the appeals deadline on the issue for 30 days, although Department of Justice officials have not said if they will pursue one.