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SCCBA Statement Opposing the Separation of Children and Parents Seeking Entry to the United States

Posted By Administration, Thursday, June 21, 2018
The SCCBA strongly opposes any government policy or congressional action that violates the due process rights of migrants seeking entry to the United States, including indefinite detentions, forcibly separating children from their parents, and forcing children, including toddlers, to appear in court on their own with no right to appointed counsel. These practices not only violate due process, but they are in opposition to the humanitarian values which represent founding principles of our democracy.

Additionally, the SCCBA endorses the letter  by ABA President Hilarie Bass, published Wednesday, June 20, 2018, subsequent to the Trump administration issuing an Executive Order on families being separated at the US border.   Issued June 21, 2018
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