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Journal of Latin American Geography
November 2016

Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in Central and North America
By Kate Swanson, San Diego State University and Rebecca Maria Torres, University of Texas at Austin

While in these detention centers,women and children have inadequate access to medical care and legal assistance, and in some cases are subject to sexual violence and other forms of abuse. Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse TRAC) case-by-case court record database, determined that even with a positive “credible fear” asylum screening, 98.5 percent of women with children lacking attorney representation received deportation orders. In the small number of cases with attorneys, only a quarter were allowed to stay...........Citing TRAC research].

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