Melissa Hurtado

Politician (Connecticut)
State senator representing California’s 14th Senate District, which encompasses portions of the southern Central Valley, including parts of Fresno and Bakersfield.

Links: @Senator_Hurtado | Bio | (Current as of: May 31, 2019)

Prior to being elected to the state Senate, she was a city councilwoman in Sanger (Fresno County).



Open Forum: Immigrants need lawyers to avoid lengthy detention

Melissa Hurtado
San Francisco Chronicle
May 28, 2019
The most significant challenge for immigrants in removal proceedings is the fact that they are not guaranteed an attorney, even though the stakes in immigration court can be just as high as any criminal proceeding.

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