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Political Geography
October 2023

Legal bordering of asylum through liminality
By Alisa Hartsell and Sarah A. Blue, Texas State University

Immigration attorneys are key to understanding and navigating the intricacies of legal precedent regarding asylum law. In 2023, a private immigration attorney working an asylum case typically charged between $8,000-$15,000 and was often difficult to find. Pro se, or self-represented cases, have significantly less knowledge of the law or access to legal resources. Recent data indicate that the majority of pro se cases are Central American asylum seekers.......[Citing TRAC data and reports].

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