Monthly Archives: November 2011

Editorial: Immigrant detainees deserve lawyers

The vast majority of detainees, including children and the mentally ill, are forced to represent themselves in immigration court. That could, and should, change soon, according to a recent editorial in the LA Times. “In 2009, President Obama vowed to … Continue reading

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More than 5,000 children currently living in foster care whose parents have been either detained or deported – DV survivors at particular risk of losing children

A press release from the Applied Research Center discusses research on the intersection between immigration enforcement and child welfare systems: A new report from the Applied Research Center (ARC) estimates that there are more than 5,000 children currently living in … Continue reading

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