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Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way: Our Long History and Deep-Seated Habit of Criminalizing Migrants

Feb 13 | Thu |
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In his new book "Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants", scholar and legal expert César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández lays out a passionate and unvarnished view of the US immigrant detention industry, the politics that created it, and the circumstances that keep it thriving. Hear García Hernández’s analysis first-hand as he contextualizes the crisis at our southern border. Moderated by Lee Wang, director of the New York Immigrant Freedom Fund of the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund.

Venue: Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St. Map