Thousands Of Child Migrants Facing Deportation Lack Lawyers
After the surge of child migrants to the U.S. from Central America in 2014, there was a scramble to find lawyers to represent more than 10,000 kids who faced deportation hearings. Two years later, federal immigration records show that half of the unaccompanied children still don’t have legal representations.
A lawsuit moving through the courts in Washington State aims to change that. Jude Joffe-Block from the Fronteras Desk at KJZZ in Phoenix reports.
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