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September 13, 2019

The Supreme Court's asylum decision shows Trump doesn't have to build his wall. He has the law.
By Michelle Chen

Migrants stuck in Mexico also typically lack access to any form of legal help, which is critical for navigating the court system, especially when one is trying to litigate a claim in a U.S. courtroom while, say, living in a shelter in Juarez. As of late June, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, out of nearly 13,000 migrants with pending cases who had been forced to wait in Mexico, just 163, or 1.3 percent, had managed to obtain a lawyer.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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