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The Civil Gideon Argument: Unaccompanied Minors Should Have a Guaranteed Right to Legal Counsel in Removal Proceedings2020-08-03T10:09:41-05:00

  The Civil Gideon Argument: Unaccompanied Minors Should Have a Guaranteed Right to Legal Counsel in Removal Proceedings

The “Civil Gideon” argument advocates for immigrants, along with other indigent civil defendants, to have a categorical right to legal counsel by extending the Gideon v. Wainwright precedent to civil proceedings.

Comments in Response to Proposed Rulemaking: Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status2019-08-16T10:32:15-05:00

  Comments in Response to Proposed Rulemaking: Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status

On the behalf of The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF – NY), we write to offer comments in opposition to the Proposed Rule for Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Statues published in the Federal Register Volume 84, Number 91, on May 10, 2019.

Public Comment Opposing Changes to Fee Waiver Eligibility Criteria2019-08-16T10:32:49-05:00

  Public Comment Opposing Changes to Fee Waiver Eligibility Criteria

The Children’s Defense Fund – New York's (CDF – NY) public comments in opposition to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed changes to fee waiver eligibility criteria, OMB Control Number 1615-0116, published in the Federal Register on June 5, 2019.

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