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Connecticut Law Review
December 2013

Perpetually Turning Our Backs to the Most Vulnerable: A Call for the Appointment of Council for Unaccompanied Minors in Deporation Proceedings
By S amantha Casey Wong

Allowing even a low percentage of unaccompanied minors to proceed without legal representation severely undercuts the Constitution. The statistics alone illustrate the significant disadvantage unrepresented illegal minors face navigating the complex immigration system; ninety-three percent of asylum applications filed by respondents without legal representation are rejected.......[Citing TRAC research].

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