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February 12, 2016

Undocumented Detainees Accuse U.S. Of Denying Access To Lawyers
By Adolfo Flores

While detained immigrants donít have the right to counsel, they do have the right to access a lawyer. Many canít afford attorneys and there arenít enough pro bono lawyers available to help them. As it is, the nationís immigration courts are struggling to wade through their case loads. On Friday, an analysis of federal data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University found that the average wait time in immigration court rose to 667, a new high.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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