ACLU Asks Court to Reinstate Order for Asylum Seekers' Access to Legal Counsel
Last updated 9/1/2021 at 9:41pm
SAN DIEGO - The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties asked an appellate court today to reinstate a San Diego
federal judge's court order requiring access to legal counsel for asylum seekers.
The request comes after a federal judge in Texas blocked the Biden administration from ending Migrant Protection Protocols -- also known as the
Remain in Mexico program -- which sent asylum seekers at the border back to Mexico to await their immigration court dates in the U.S.
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction last year that r...