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Immigration Law at the Border
Guests: Kif Augustine-Adams, JD, Charles E. Jones Professor of Law at the BYU Law School; Carolina Nunez, JD, Professor at the BYU Law School
A town of 4,000 people in South Texas holds a key spot in the national debate over who belongs in America, and what should be done with those who don’t. There, in late 2014, the US Department of Homeland Security opened a massive detention center designed to hold more than two-thousand women and children who’d come across the border, fleeing violence and poverty in South and Central America.
There are ongoing questions about the legality of detaining children and treating them like criminals. There have been allegations of human rights abuses at the South Texas detention center.
For more information about volunteering at the South Texas Family Residential Center see caraprobono.org.
Elie Weisel on the Power of Hope and Individual Action
After a week filled with such anger and anguish in the United States – at a tim