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Asylum Application Processes and Co-Extensive Removal Processes

, New York Law Journal


Susan L. Pollet writes: A major hurdle for children impacted by immigration proceedings is access to representation, either of their legal interests or of their best interests. Only a small portion of unaccompanied migrant children who are victims of trafficking do have legal representation through legislation. Moreover, currently, U.S. immigration law does not recognize children's interests as a valid factor in immigration decisions.

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