AB-1324: Foster children: immigration counsel

Session: 2019-2020
Author: Levine
Status: Alive
AAP-CA Position: Support
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To assist undocumented children in foster care who often face deportation hearings without legal counsel, this bill would  require the state, subject to the availability of funding, to contract with nonprofit legal services organizations to provide legal services to  such children  and would  specify the required qualifications for those nonprofit legal services organizations.

 

Download AAP Positional Letter: AB 1324