Lawsuit Seeks Legal Counsel for Undocumented Kids at Immigration Hearings

Lawsuit Seeks Legal Counsel for Undocumented Kids at Immigration Hearings

Public News Service (July 21, 2014)

A lawsuit has been filed against the federal government by the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups who are trying to ensure that the government provides legal counsel to undocumented children for immigration hearings. This was done in reaction to findings that there is a lack of representation for this vulnerable group which makes them more vulnerable as they are unable to prove that they qualify for refugee status.

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