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May 8, 2017

Set To Graduate High School, Carlos Faces A Deportation Order
By Bret Schafer

Unsurprisingly, children with an attorney fare significantly better in immigration court. Between 2004 and March of this year, more than 50 percent of children without representation in deportation proceedings received a removal order, according to federal data compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a research group connected to Syracuse University. Conversely, less than 10 percent of children with an attorney were removed Once a juvenile receives a removal order, their options, even if they later obtain an attorney, are limited.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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