David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Ingrid Eagly Speaks With L.A. Times on U.S. Immigrants’ Lack of Public Defense

Professor Ingrid Eagly spoke with the Los Angeles Times on U.S. immigrants’ current battle with law enforcement, citing her co-authored study that found that 63% of immigrants facing deportation do not have an attorney. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been making several ‘collateral arrests’ at President Trump’s directive, potentially violating immigrants’ constitutional rights and leaving them further defenseless. “Advocates have become the eyes and ears on the ground to bring those claims,” said Eagly.

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