2017 House Bill 4728

Provide free counsel to deportation targets

Introduced in the House

June 8, 2017

Introduced by Rep. Erika Geiss (D-12)

To require the state to provide legal services to an illegal immigrant who is subject to a federal immigration removal hearing, and does not qualify under the state law that requires counsel be appointed at no cost to indigent individuals being prosecuted for a crime. This is part of a Democratic immigration package.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary