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

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

August 3, 2019 | Miriam Jordan | New York Times (NYT)
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.
Tags: Immigration Process

Wisconsin attorneys grant legal aid to immigrants along the border and within the state

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Wisconsin attorneys grant legal aid to immigrants along the border and within the state

April 28, 2019 | Sonya Chechik | The Daily Cardinal (Madison, WI)
While the Constitution grants a right to an attorney, this only applies to criminal cases. Since deportation is a civil case, only those able to find their own attorney are represented in court.
Tags: Deportation | Immigration Process