Lenni Benson quoted in Daily Freeman Article: “New York is a national leader for migrant children, advocates say.”

safepassagelogo“New York state is a national leader in helping thousands of unaccompanied migrant children who have fled Central America for the United States, but more funding is needed to give them a normal life, advocates told state legislators Tuesday […] Despite lawyers’ pro bono work on behalf of the children, there’s still a shortage of attorneys, said Lenni Benson, who heads the New York Law School Safe Passage Project that coordinates volunteers.”

 

Article by Verena Dobnik

Read more: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20140916/new-york-is-a-national-leader-for-migrant-children-advocates-say

 

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