Bill aimed at providing legal representation for child immigrants in court to be introduced

Politics

(WTNH) — Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are introducing a bill to provide legal representation for child immigrants appearing in court.

Lawmakers have titled the bill as the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act.Related Content: Supreme Court narrowly rules against non-citizens facing deportation

If passed, the bill would give unaccompanied immigrant children legal representation during removal proceedings.

The bill is currently co-sponsored by ten other Senators.Related Content: Supreme Court declines Trump administration’s request to hear DACA case

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