Two Systems of Justice: How the Immigration System Falls Short of American Ideals of Justice
Released on Tue, Mar 19, 2013
For Immediate Release
How the Immigration System Falls Short of American Ideals of Justice
Washington D.C. - Today, the American Immigration Council issued Two Systems of Justice: How the Immigration System Falls Short of American Ideals of Justice. This new report explores how the justice system for immigrants falls far short of the American values of due process and fundamental fairness. In fact, the immigration system lacks nearly all the procedural safeguards we expect in the U.S. criminal justice system. Given the high stakes involved in immigration cases and the increasing criminalization of immigration law, the report concludes that we must no longer tolerate a system that deprives countless individuals of a fair judicial process.
- Two Systems of Justice: How the Immigration System Falls Short of American Ideals of Justice (AIC Special Report, March 2013)
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