Not a terrorist (thebigbadbutch) wrote in ontd_political,
Not a terrorist

ICE Policy Leaves Detainees With No Legal Rep, Study Finds

"You have the right to speak to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you," goes the Miranda warning. The right to legal representation is a basic tenet of the court system. But for hundreds of thousands of immigrants facing deportation, the baseline guarantee of equal justice that most Americans are entitled to simply does not exist. Immigrants are not afforded the right to legal representation when locked up in immigration detention.Read more...Collapse )
Tags: civil liberties, constitution, deportation, immigration

  • Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment