Wednesday, May 14, 2014
'Safe Passage' Brings Legal Aid to Children Facing Deportation
VOAVideo: 'Safe Passage' Brings Legal Aid to Children Facing Deportation
Growing numbers of undocumented children are facing deportation proceedings in U.S. immigration courts. Some, from Central America, were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. Others, from Europe or Africa, came to the United States as tourists, but have overstayed their visas. A New York law project works to provide attorneys to these youths in immigration court -- where minors facing deportation usually have no advocate.Carolyn Weaver reports.