In recent weeks, immigration attorney Stephanie Delia has become all too familiar with the asylum claims of Haitians who recently crossed the border into the United States.
Out of at least a half-dozen consultations that she has handled, Delia said she has referred asylum seekers to pro-bono attorneys. Initially, clients tell her of the poverty and gang violence that caused them to leave Haiti. But it often takes more probing for asylum seekers to open up about their political fears.
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