Rooted in Racism: The Human Impact of Migrant Prosecutions highlights trends and stories of people prosecuted for unauthorized entry or reentry under 8 U.S.C. § 1325 and § 1326, and the implementation and enforcement practices of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the federal courts. The stories are based on a survey of legal practitioners and community advocates that the National Immigration Project conducted in July 2021. They demonstrate the extreme inhumanity of these laws, and the pressing need to repeal them.
Published: Dec. 21, 2021