From One Cage to Another: A Critique of Mandatory Immigration Detention Under INA § 236(c)

Thousands of people from all over the world come to the United States seeking asylum every day.[1] Many of these individuals, dehumanizingly labeled “arriving aliens,” are fleeing a fear of persecution in their home country only find themselves subject to mandatory detention upon arrival.[2] This mandated detention is enacted by Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE), … Read more