Report Highlights Economic Benefits of Public Defenders in Removal Proceedings
A report released in late May by the global consulting firm NERA concluded that the fiscal savings to the government could well offset any costs associated with providing...
"Mr. Leyva was the first client in a new program that seeks to provide public defenders for all poor immigrants residing in New York who have been detained and are facing deportation. The initiative is the first of its kind in the country.
Prof. Ingrid Eagly, Apr. 11, 2016 - "The global migration crisis is placing immigration courts in the world spotlight. In the United States, immigration courts are severely backlogged and detention costs are soaring. Yet, because deportation is considered...