The Fair Day in Court for Kids Act

Last week, Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) introduced new legislation to protect children and other vulnerable groups in immigration proceedings by ensuring access to counsel, legal orientation programs, and case management services.  fairddaybThis bill, the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act, ensures due process for children and other vulnerable individuals and provides an alternative to ICE raids that send individuals back to the dangerous countries they fled.  You can read HIAS’ blog post on the bill, which currently has 54 co-sponsors, here.