New Report via @CardozoLaw Recommends Assigned Counsel for Immigrants
via Lindsay Nash, Clinical Litigation Fellow/Liman Fellow, Immigration Justice Clinic, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
I wanted to share a new report, which was released [yesterday], that proposes the creation of an assigned counsel pilot program for detained immigrants facing removal in New York.
The report, which grows out of the Study Group on Immigrant Representation, launched by Judge Robert A. Katzmann (2d Cir.), is the blueprint for creating the nation’s first institutionally-provided, universal-representation system of counsel for immigrants in deportation proceedings.
Here is a link to the report.
Here is a link to a story about the report in [yesterday’s] New York Times: Plan Would Provide Help to Contest Deportation Cases