Title

Ending Mass Incarceration, But Not for Immigrants: A Tale of Two Policies

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

July 2015

Abstract

While the critical subject of a runaway U.S. criminal justice system is gaining momentum toward reforms, the Obama Administration is vigorously defending the mass detention of non-U.S. citizens, including the detention of women and children. Recent developments in both arenas demonstrate the stark contrast in the way the government is treating these two American modes of “hyperincarceration.”

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