On this edition of Your Call, we speak with law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández about his new book Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants.
Every year, roughly 400,000 migrants are detained while they wait for the result of a civil or criminal immigration proceeding. In his book, Hernández argues that the system isn't 'broken'; immigration imprisonment is working exactly as designed. He arguest that it's time to abolish immigration prisons.
March 10th: César Hernández at Book Passage
NY Times, César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández: Abolish Immigration Prisons