VisionQuest seeks appeal after license application denied

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(KRQE)- The controversial Arizona group that is looking to open a shelter for immigrant teens in Albuquerque is continuing to seek approval from the state.

The Albuquerque Journal reports that VisionQuest, the private, for-profit company, is appealing the state’s recent denied request for a license. Local advocacy groups have expressed concern over allegations of physical and mental abuse against the company.

VisionQuest is now asking the state for a hearing. A CYFD spokeswoman tells the Journal they plan on fulfilling that request.

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