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Thousands of Migrants Detained in Remote Facilities with Limited Access to Legal Counsel

The unnecessary, expensive and inhumane detention of people who are not dangers to our communities prevents a fair day in court for detainees.

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“Without fundamental change in the U.S. government’s approach to immigration enforcement, Americans will continue to pay a high price for an unsustainable system that erodes American ideals of justice and human rights.” McCarthy said.

To see the nine recommendations to improve access to legal counsel for detained immigrants for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice, download the full report at

Joan Flanagan is the Fundraiser for the Center for New Community. For 25 years she taught grass roots fundraising workshops in 47 states and six foreign countries.

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