June 24, 2013
On Sunday, public radio show This American Life featured a story on immigration:
“Reporter Michael May tells the story of activists from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance who intentionally got arrested for being undocumented. They believed if they could get inside the Broward Transitional Center in Florida, they could prevent lots of the immigrants there from being deported. Obama Administration policy, laid out in a series of documents called the Morton memos, states that non-violent immigrants who are not criminals are low priority for detention. Michael May also wrote a print version of this story, for The American Prospect”
This American Life previously reported on Alabama’s “self-deportation” immigration policy in a January 2012 episode.
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