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This article was originally published in VICE on July 25, 2019.

VICE quoted Tahirih Bay Area Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, in an article about the administration’s new steps to eliminate in-person interpreters from immigration courts. Advocates have called this a violation of due process, because of how much more difficult it will become for migrants to navigate immigration court.

“Right now, about 95% of our clients in removal proceedings require interpreters. It’s hard enough for non-lawyers to understand the legal jargon that is used in court settings, so imagine having to do that in a second or third language,” Weibel said.

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