This May 28, 2013 New York Times article shares a Human Rights Watch reports that list the abuses by Federal government in enforcing laws to detain the immigrant community.
The article expresses caution with regards to the Senate version of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. While the Bill does offer some positive policies like the pathway to citizenship there continues to be some enforcement concerns such as “Operation Streamline” where detained immigrants will have little access for legal services to defend themselves.
Frontlines, a PBS film documentary, has produced this 2011 video titled “Lost in Detention.” This documentary shares the concerns over the enforcement of immigrant detention and deportation, enforcement programs like “secure communities,” and the overall injustices surrounding border securities.
Click on this link to go to the Frontline website to see the full program. Below is a brief news interview on this documentary.