More Denver illegal aliens could face deportation without a lawyer due to shortfall in city legal aid fund

Article CAIRCO note: 
Excellent news!
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
21 August 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
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... During the 2019 fiscal year, 1,620 Denver residents faced deportation proceedings without an attorney — about two-thirds of the 2,478 city residents who faced removal, Otii said.

That includes more than 800 people who were detained at the federal Aurora Contract Detention Facility without legal representation to help argue for their release while proceedings continue....