Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Detainees Moved from Southern Border to NYC

The Gothamist reports that some 235 detained migrants have been moved from the southern border to NYC-area jails.

The story reminds me of this chart from Mark Noferi, Cascading Constitutional Deprivation: The Right to Appointed Counsel for Mandatorily Detained Immigrants Pending Removal Proceedings, 18 Mich. J. Race & Law 63, 75 (2012). It shows the likelihood that a detainee is going to be transferred -- more than 50% of detainees are transferred once, some 25% are transferred twice, and 10% of detainees are transferred three times.



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