Prosecutioin of illegal entry a driving force in mass incarceration in US
Published: July 14, 2016
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This article by Renee Feltz of the Guardian describes how the prosecution of individuals crossing the U.S. border for entry, a misdemeanor, and re-entry, a federal felony, has become a driving force behind mass incarceration as detailed in Justice Strategies' and Grassrooots Leadership's most recent book length report, Indefensible: A Decade of Mass Incarceration of Migrants Prosecuted for Crossing the Border, released July 13, 2016. The book, book highlights, press release and an audio recording of our media and advocacy conference call are available for download free of charge, here on our website.