SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)
A federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco today that undocumented youth who enter the United States with family members are not entitled to a government-paid lawyer to contest their deportation.
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A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the decision in the case of a Honduran youth identified as C.J., who entered the United States with his mother in 2014 when he was 13.
The youth said he and his family were given death threats and he was threatened at gunpoint when he refused to join the Mara gang. He had no lawyer when he asked an immigration judge to grant him asylum.
The immigration judge, whose decision was later upheld by the Board of Immigration Appeals,
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