US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

Publisher: Vice

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31 May 2018

Trump Has Quietly Cut Legal Aid for Migrant Kids Separated from Parents

“The government is creating unaccompanied kids, then releasing them to someone other than parents, and then further restricting their ability to access counsel,” said Manoj Govindaiah, director of family detention services for Texas’s Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), which has represented kids through the ORR funds. “So they’re almost ensuring people cannot successfully navigate the immigration court process.”
“The government is creating unaccompanied kids, then releasing them to someone other than parents, and then further...

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