The New York State Bar Association is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature to establish a right to counsel in immigration proceedings.

If passed into law, New York would become the first state in the nation to have such a statutory requirement. The association is also supporting a position taken by the American Bar Association calling for a federally funded system of appointed counsel for indigent defendants facing removal from the country.

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