30 Aug '14, 11am

Could California’s Migrant Children be Poised to Get Legal Help?

Could California’s Migrant Children be Poised to Get Legal Help?

Imagine being nine years old, fleeing violence, poverty and other social problems in your home nation. You’ve arrived at a new country billed as the promised land, only to be swept into a detention facility with horrific conditions, and now, you’re facing off against a judge in court. You don’t understand the language, you don’t know why you’re in court, and you’re all alone, without a lawyer. When the gavel falls with your deportation order, you still don’t understand what just happened. That’s something many undocumented immigrant children don’t have to imagine, because it’s a situation they’re experiencing every day. The United States is experiencing an unprecedented flood of undocumented children and the court and immigration systems are struggling to keep up — but because immigrants are not guaranteed legal representation while working their way through court, many of...

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