The US can move past immigration prisons -- and towards justice | César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

The US can move past immigration prisons -- and towards justice | César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Wednesday, 27 July

Imagine seeking safety abroad and instead being detained and forced to defend yourself in a high-stakes legal battle — alone. Law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández explains how the asylum process in the US became warped into what we know today and poses a question that could lead the country out of its labyrinthian policies: In place of investing in more steel doors and barbed wire, what if immigration law was infused with support and justice?
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