US government sued for failing to appoint counsel to children facing deportation

[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union, the American Immigration Council and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project [advocacy websites], in conjunction with Public Counsel and K&L Gates LLP [firm websites] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] Wednesday in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on behalf of eight undocumented immigrant children facing deportation proceedings from the US without court-appointed representation. The complaint alleges that the US Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/07/us-government-sued-for-failing-to-appoint-counsel-to-children-facing-deportation.php

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