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DEMENTORS OR VAMPIRES, I WOULD SAY THE SOUL HAS BEEN TAKEN OUCH SAY THE SOUL HAS BEEN TAKEN OUCH OF THESE PEOPLE OF THESE PEOPLE

>>> FOR MORE ON THE REALITY ON >>> FOR MORE ON THE REALITY ON THE GROUND, I’M JOINED BY THE THE GROUND, I’M JOINED BY THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ACLU’S DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ACLU’S IMMIGRANTS RIGHTS PROJECTS IMMIGRANTS RIGHTS PROJECTS THIS IS THE DATA WE HAVE THIS IS THE DATA WE HAVE ISIS DETAINING MORE — ACE IS DE ISIS DETAINING MORE — ACE IS DE THAN 53,500 IMMIGRANTS IN JAILS THAN 53,500 IMMIGRANTS IN JAILS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, A NEW ACROSS THE COUNTRY, A NEW RECORD

RECORD WHAT IS GOING ON WITH IMMIGRANT WHAT IS GOING ON WITH IMMIGRANT DETENTION RIGHT NOW? DETENTION RIGHT NOW? >> IT’S COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY >> IT’S COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY ARE THERE SOME IMMIGRANTS THAT ARE THERE SOME IMMIGRANTS THAT NEED TO BE DETAINED? NEED TO BE DETAINED? OF COURSE OF COURSE

BUT THERE’S NO INDIVIDUALIZED BUT THERE’S NO INDIVIDUALIZED ASSESSMENT SO THEY’RE DETAINING ASSESSMENT SO THEY’RE DETAINING EVERYONE, NOT JUST PEOPLE WHO EVERYONE, NOT JUST PEOPLE WHO ARE FLIGHT RISKS OR DANGER ARE FLIGHT RISKS OR DANGER WE’VE ALWAYS SAID AFTER A WE’VE ALWAYS SAID AFTER A HEARING, IF THEY’RE DETERMINED HEARING, IF THEY’RE DETERMINED TO BE A FLIGHT RISK OR A DANGER, TO BE A FLIGHT RISK OR A DANGER, THEN MAYBE YOU’VE GOT TO DETAIN THEN MAYBE YOU’VE GOT TO DETAIN THEM THEM BUT RIGHT NOW THEY’RE JUST BUT RIGHT NOW THEY’RE JUST WHOLESALE DETAINING MOTHERS, WHOLESALE DETAINING MOTHERS, FATHERS, CHILDREN

FATHERS, CHILDREN IT’S OUT OF CONTROL IT’S OUT OF CONTROL THERE ARE PLENTY OF WAYS TO THERE ARE PLENTY OF WAYS TO ENSURE APPEARANCE ENSURE APPEARANCE

ASYLUM SEEKERS IN PARTICULAR ASYLUM SEEKERS IN PARTICULAR WANT TO BE AT THEIR HEARINGS WANT TO BE AT THEIR HEARINGS BECAUSE THEY DON’T WANT TO LIVE BECAUSE THEY DON’T WANT TO LIVE IN LIMBO IN LIMBO THEY WANT TO HAVE A PERMANENT THEY WANT TO HAVE A PERMANENT STATUS AND THEY WILL SHOW UP STATUS AND THEY WILL SHOW UP AT THE ENDING OF THE OBAMA AT THE ENDING OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION THERE WAS A CASE ADMINISTRATION THERE WAS A CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DEVELOPED THAT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DEVELOPED THAT ENSURED APPEARANCE AT ENSURED APPEARANCE AT PRACTICALLY A 97% RATE

PRACTICALLY A 97% RATE >> WE SHOULD SAY, AND I WANT TO >> WE SHOULD SAY, AND I WANT TO PRESENT THE ADMINISTRATION’S PRESENT THE ADMINISTRATION’S CASE AND GET YOUR RESPONSE TO CASE AND GET YOUR RESPONSE TO IT IT THE NUMBERS HAVE GONE UP THE NUMBERS HAVE GONE UP UNQUESTIONABLY UNQUESTIONABLY

THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE COMING TO THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE COMING TO THE BORDER THE BORDER THE CAUSES FOR THAT ARE A LITTLE THE CAUSES FOR THAT ARE A LITTLE UNCLEAR UNCLEAR THEY SAY, LOOK, WE’RE THEY SAY, LOOK, WE’RE OVERWHELMED

OVERWHELMED WE DON’T HAVE THE SYSTEMS IN WE DON’T HAVE THE SYSTEMS IN PLACE TO DEAL WITH ALL OF THIS PLACE TO DEAL WITH ALL OF THIS AND YOU DO-GOODING LIBERALS ARE AND YOU DO-GOODING LIBERALS ARE WRINGING YOUR HANDS BUT THIS IS WRINGING YOUR HANDS BUT THIS IS WHAT WE’VE GOT TO DO WHAT WE’VE GOT TO DO >> THE NUMBERS ARE NOT >> THE NUMBERS ARE NOT HISTORICALLY HIGH HISTORICALLY HIGH

BUT THE OTHER THING THAT’S GOING BUT THE OTHER THING THAT’S GOING ON IS ALL THE RESOURCES ARE ON IS ALL THE RESOURCES ARE FOCUSED ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FOCUSED ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUTTING PEOPLE IN JAIL RATHER PUTTING PEOPLE IN JAIL RATHER THAN ALLOCATING RESOURCES TO THAN ALLOCATING RESOURCES TO PROCESS ASYLUM CLAIMS AND HOLD PROCESS ASYLUM CLAIMS AND HOLD HEARINGS HEARINGS AND SO IF THE RESOURCES WERE AND SO IF THE RESOURCES WERE ALLOCATED DIFFERENTLY ALLOCATED DIFFERENTLY AND SO ONE OF THE THINGS IS THE AND SO ONE OF THE THINGS IS THE ADMINISTRATION SAYS, WELL, THESE ADMINISTRATION SAYS, WELL, THESE ARE ALL FAMILIES

ARE ALL FAMILIES WHAT THAT SHOULD SAY IS THEY’RE WHAT THAT SHOULD SAY IS THEY’RE NOT DANGEROUS NOT DANGEROUS THEY’RE JUST SITTING DOWN WHEN THEY’RE JUST SITTING DOWN WHEN THEY CROSS THE BORDER AND SAY THEY CROSS THE BORDER AND SAY ASYLUM SO THEY DON’T NEED AS ASYLUM SO THEY DON’T NEED AS MANY AGENTS OUT THERE DOING LAW MANY AGENTS OUT THERE DOING LAW ENFORCEMENT ENFORCEMENT

WHAT THEY NEED ARE PEOPLE TO WHAT THEY NEED ARE PEOPLE TO PROCESS THE ASYLUM CLAIMS PROCESS THE ASYLUM CLAIMS >> NOW, THE ADMINISTRATION OF >> NOW, THE ADMINISTRATION OF BARACK OBAMA IN 2014 STARTED BARACK OBAMA IN 2014 STARTED SOMETHING CALLED FAMILY SOMETHING CALLED FAMILY DETENTION IN 2014 WHEN IT SAW A DETENTION IN 2014 WHEN IT SAW A SIMILAR SURGE AT THE BORDER SIMILAR SURGE AT THE BORDER IT WAS CRITICIZED, I SHOULD SAY, IT WAS CRITICIZED, I SHOULD SAY, BY IMMIGRATION LAWYERS — BY IMMIGRATION LAWYERS — >> AND WE CRITICIZED IT

>> AND WE CRITICIZED IT >> AND PEOPLE THEN WERE TALKING >> AND PEOPLE THEN WERE TALKING ABOUT ITS UNCOMFORTABLE ABOUT ITS UNCOMFORTABLE RELATIONSHIP TO A CAMP RELATIONSHIP TO A CAMP SITUATION SITUATION >> RIGHT >> RIGHT

>> IT WAS BASICALLY RULED IN >> IT WAS BASICALLY RULED IN VIOLATION OF A CONSENTING DECREE VIOLATION OF A CONSENTING DECREE CALLED FLORES, RIGHT? CALLED FLORES, RIGHT? IS THIS ADMINISTRATION DOING IS THIS ADMINISTRATION DOING FAMILY DETENTION AGAIN? FAMILY DETENTION AGAIN? >> YOU KNOW, IT’S UNCLEAR >> YOU KNOW, IT’S UNCLEAR RIGHT NOW IT LOOKS LIKE THEY’RE RIGHT NOW IT LOOKS LIKE THEY’RE STARTING TO DO IT STARTING TO DO IT BUT WHAT WE’RE HEARING IS THAT BUT WHAT WE’RE HEARING IS THAT THEY WANT TO DO IT WHOLESALE AND THEY WANT TO DO IT WHOLESALE AND GET RID OF THE FLORES CONSENT GET RID OF THE FLORES CONSENT AGREEMENT

AGREEMENT >> THAT’S THE ONLY THING BINDING >> THAT’S THE ONLY THING BINDING THEM FROM A FULL-SCALE BUILDOUT THEM FROM A FULL-SCALE BUILDOUT OF A LARGER CAMP SYSTEM? OF A LARGER CAMP SYSTEM? >> THAT’S RIGHT, AND OTHER >> THAT’S RIGHT, AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL RULINGS CONSTITUTIONAL RULINGS BUT WHAT WE’RE HEARING IS THAT BUT WHAT WE’RE HEARING IS THAT THEY WANT TO DO IT THEY WANT TO DO IT

THEY WANT TO PUT THEM ALL IN THEY WANT TO PUT THEM ALL IN DETENTION CENTERS, HAVE THEM DETENTION CENTERS, HAVE THEM GIVE UP ON THEIR LEGITIMATE GIVE UP ON THEIR LEGITIMATE ASYLUM CLAIMS OR PROCESS THE ASYLUM CLAIMS OR PROCESS THE CLAIMS SO QUICKLY THAT PEOPLE CLAIMS SO QUICKLY THAT PEOPLE DON’T GET DUE PROCESS DON’T GET DUE PROCESS AND SO WE’LL BE IN COURT, OTHER AND SO WE’LL BE IN COURT, OTHER GROUPS WILL BE IN COURT TO STOP GROUPS WILL BE IN COURT TO STOP THAT THAT BUT WE CAN’T GO BACK TO A SYSTEM BUT WE CAN’T GO BACK TO A SYSTEM OF FAMILY DETENTION

OF FAMILY DETENTION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION DID DO THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION DID DO IT BUT THEY ENDED IT QUICKLY IT BUT THEY ENDED IT QUICKLY BY THE ENDING OF THE BY THE ENDING OF THE ADMINISTRATION, THEY HAD FIGURED ADMINISTRATION, THEY HAD FIGURED OUT A WAY TO ENSURE PEOPLE’S OUT A WAY TO ENSURE PEOPLE’S APPEARANCE AT COURT HEARINGS APPEARANCE AT COURT HEARINGS WITHOUT DETENTION WITHOUT DETENTION

RIGHT NOW THE CONDITIONS ARE SO RIGHT NOW THE CONDITIONS ARE SO BAD, I’M NOT ONE TO MAKE BAD, I’M NOT ONE TO MAKE HISTORICAL COMPARISONS SO I’LL HISTORICAL COMPARISONS SO I’LL LEAVE THAT TO OTHERS LEAVE THAT TO OTHERS BUT THE CONDITIONS ARE BUT THE CONDITIONS ARE HORRENDOUS HORRENDOUS NOT ONLY THAT, BUT THEY ARE NOT ONLY THAT, BUT THEY ARE STILL SEPARATING CHILDREN

STILL SEPARATING CHILDREN >> WHAT DO YOU THINK OF WHAT >> WHAT DO YOU THINK OF WHAT ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ SAID? ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ SAID? >> I’M GOING TO LEAVE THAT >> I’M GOING TO LEAVE THAT CONTROVERSY TO OTHERS CONTROVERSY TO OTHERS I AM THE LAWYER, I LIKE TO GET I AM THE LAWYER, I LIKE TO GET THE FACTS OUT THE FACTS OUT

I’LL LET OTHERS MAKE THIS I’LL LET OTHERS MAKE THIS BUT WE DO NEED TO FOCUS ON WHAT BUT WE DO NEED TO FOCUS ON WHAT IS ACTUALLY GOING ON ON THE IS ACTUALLY GOING ON ON THE GROUND BECAUSE THE IDEA THAT THE GROUND BECAUSE THE IDEA THAT THE ADMINISTRATION IS ONLY GOING ADMINISTRATION IS ONLY GOING AFTER HARDENED CRIMINALS AND AFTER HARDENED CRIMINALS AND EVERYONE IS BEING TREATED FINE EVERYONE IS BEING TREATED FINE IS ABSOLUTELY WRONG IS ABSOLUTELY WRONG >> ARE THE CONDITIONS ACCEPTABLE

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