University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Right to Appointed Counsel for Children in Immigration Proceedings"
Date Dec 15, 2016
Author American Immigration Council
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Abstract On July 9, 2014, the American Immigration Council, with co-counsel American Civil Liberties Union, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Public Counsel, and K&L Gates LLP, filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of a right to appointed counsel for unrepresented children in immigration proceedings nationwide. Named Plaintiffs in the case, children as young as one year old, are scheduled to appear in immigration court without any legal representation.

This Resource Relates To
case J.E.F.M. v. Holder (IM-WA-0023)

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