This teenager was arrested for bringing a pocket knife to school in 2012, and while in juvenile hall was referred to immigration authorities by the Orange County Probation Department.

A Mother’s Hard Lessons Learned

A mother says that if she’d had a better understanding of her son’s juvenile justice proceedings, the information would have guided her decisions in court in the spring of 2012 when he was found delinquent for carrying a weapon – a pocket knife – on school grounds.