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Houston Chronicle
January 22, 2016

Deportation hearing shows how fear drives immigrants to U.S.
By Lomi Kriel

Similarly, about 60 percent of 35,200 children appearing on their own in Texas immigration courts between 2004 and 2015 had no legal representation, according to data analyzed by Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. Having an attorney makes a huge difference. Nearly 70 percent of children without lawyers were ordered deported in that period, compared to only a quarter of those with counsel.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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