Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday put forward a detailed plan to “decriminalize” illegally crossing the U.S. border by repealing the law that makes doing so a crime.
“Entering the country without authorization has always been a violation of civil immigration law, but thanks to a former segregationist Senator, it’s also a criminal violation,” the Massachusetts Democrat wrote in a post on Medium. “This additional criminal provision is totally unnecessary for border security, and for a century, it was rarely enforced. But since the early 2000s, it has been used to build and sustain a massive immigration detention complex.”
Warren’s idea: Just repeal that law.
“We should repeal this criminal prohibition to prevent future abuse,” Warren wrote […]
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