Child migrants face new crisis: Uneven justice. Children without lawyers, or in particular states, are much more likely to face removal orders, a POLITICO analysis finds.

Child migrants face new crisis: Uneven justice. Children without lawyers, or in particular states, are much more likely to face removal orders, a POLITICO analysis finds.

Politico (March 5, 2015)

A POLITICO analysis of government data shows that fully 88 percent of the removal orders issued since July have gone to children without an attorney. What’s more, a juvenile assigned to judges in Texas, North Carolina and Georgia in the past 16 months was at least three times more likely to receive such an order than a child in California, Florida or New York.

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