DOJ Reverses Decision to Suspend Legal Orientation Program - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 26, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice yesterday moved to continue funding the Legal Orientation Program (LOP) for detained immigrants, reversing an earlier decision on the matter. American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass applauded the decision, saying that the LOP “has a track record of effectively saving the government millions of dollars a year in immigration court and detention costs while providing due process and dignity to individuals involved in the immigration court system.”