In immigration cases, someone can be deprived of their liberty, put behind bars, and moved far away from their homes and family without any right to an attorney. Hundreds of Maryland residents are suffering in ICE detention across the country, forced to fight their immigration case alone, condemned to almost certain deportation — because they cannot afford a lawyer. This vast detention network is run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement — an agency with a track record of human rights abuses, which often contracts out to even more dangerous private prison companies.
Paul: There Is No Right to an Attorney in Immigration Court. Black Immigrants Suffer the Most
March 23, 2022