Denied a Day in Court: The Government’s Use of In Absentia Removal Orders Against Families Seeking Asylum

Denied a Day in Court: The Government’s Use of In Absentia Removal Orders Against Families Seeking Asylum

CLINIC (2018)

This report highlights the high rate of unrepresented families with valid asylum claims, features clients’ stories, discusses the obstacles families face in attending their immigration court hearings, explains how the immigration system fails families seeking asylum, and provides policy recommendations for how the Trump Administration and Congress can address these shortcomings.

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