Claire Thomas Quoted in International Business Times: “For Child Migrants In Court, Access To A Lawyer Depends On Chance”

Safe Passage, July 21, 2014

IB Times | Brianna Lee | July 17, 2014

For the tens of thousands of Central American unaccompanied children who have entered into the United States in recent years, the journey doesn’t stop at the border: They must appear at an immigration hearing where a judge decides if they have legal relief to stay in the country. But only about half of these children are represented by a lawyer in court…

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