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US: ORR Policy May Strip Legal Protection from Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – August 07, 2017
A new policy from the federal agency that detains unaccompanied, undocumented children has sparked questions about their ability to obtain fair legal representation. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on July 5 that unaccompanied minors may not be held in immigration detention without a bond hearing, but the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is now grappling with how to represent these juveniles in court.