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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...

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