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Kansas lawmaker says legal team will help immigrant children

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas legislative leader says a former federal prosecutor has assembled a team of attorneys to provide legal services to immigrant children separated from their parents and detained in group homes in Topeka.

Wichita Democrat and Kansas House Minority Leader Jim Ward announced Saturday that Barry Grissom, former U.S. attorney for Kansas, assembled the team to serve immigrant children housed by The Villages on a 400-acre site with five group homes.

The state Department for Children and Families did an inspection of the homes Friday. DCF Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel dec...



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