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Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy
September 2019

Children Of A Lesser God: Reconceptualizing Race In Immigration Law
By Sarah L. Hamilton-Jiang

The Homeland Security Act also requires ORR to develop a plan to ensure that unaccompanied children receive counsel; yet, in practice many children continue to appear unrepresented in court.57 Figures from Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University in 2014 revealed that when unaccompanied children were represented in asylum proceedings in court, 73% were allowed to remain in the United States, and that children were ordered removed in just 12% of these cases.58 Yet representation rate in immigration court stood at a mere 32%.

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