This article is the grand prize winner of Legal Language Service's immigration article contest. Legal Language awarded $500 to the grand prize winner as well as $100 awards to the 2nd and 3rd place winners.
Grand prize: Brenner, a student at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Her article, “Challenges Facing Unaccompanied Refugee Minors’ Access to Legal Aid,” brings up the challenges refugee children face in accessing necessary legal services in the United States and discusses the effect a comprehensive approach to legal aid can have on this portion of the US immigrant population.
Brenner, Sharon, "Challenges Facing Unaccompanied Refugee Minors' Access to Legal Aid" (2011). Student Publications. 1.
This article is also available online: http://www.legallanguage.com/legal-articles/unaccompanied-refugee-minors/