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“Zero Tolerance” policy greatly accelerates migrant criminalization through end of 2018

Today, Justice Strategies and Grassroots Leadership released new infographics demonstrating that more than 109,000 migrants were prosecuted for improper entry or re-entry in 2018.  At a time when the Trump Administration is advancing the border wall, increased immigrant detention, and policies such as Remain in Mexico, the sharp increase of entry and reentry prosecutions are a lesser known component of the Administration's crackdown on immigrants and asylum seekers. Read more about “Zero Tolerance” policy greatly accelerates migrant criminalization through end of 2018

Workers Defense, Grassroots Leadership Call on Austin Police Department to Provide Clarity on ICE Cooperation Report

AUSTIN -- Today, Austin Police Department released a document that reports on information shared between APD and ICE during 2018. The document, released to Austin City Council this afternoon in accordance with the Freedom City Policy passed last June, lists 581 instances in which APD shared information with ICE about individuals during 2018. Read more about Workers Defense, Grassroots Leadership Call on Austin Police Department to Provide Clarity on ICE Cooperation Report

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