Immigrant Defenders Law Center (Los Angeles)

Social justice law firm founded to bring us closer to a world where no immigrant is forced to go to court alone. Delivers full-scale deportation defense to nearly 600 immigrants annually.
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider


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Immigrant toddlers appear in court alone

Christina Jewett, Shefali Luthra
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
June 28, 2018
Children as young as 3 are appearing in court without their parents to plead their case to stay in the country.

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In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan

Miriam Jordan
New York Times (NYT)
August 3, 2019
Even if a migrant can afford to pay, finding a lawyer willing to take the case of a client living in Mexico is a challenge. In San Diego, the two legal aid organizations accepting clients in Tijuana are overwhelmed.

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San Diego nonprofit’s legal help a tiny dent in asylum aid needed

Kate Morrissey
San Diego Union-Tribune
August 1, 2019
A handful of free or low-cost legal service providers are taking on cases of families in the “Remain in Mexico” program...

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