Asylum, Immigration and Detention in the Trump Era

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Jan 10, 2018
  • 20:41 mins

Guests: Kif Augustine-Adams, JD, Law Professor, Brigham Young University; Luisa Fernanda Patoni-Rees, Law Student, Brigham Young University Despite the Trump Administration’s reputation, there was an uptick last year in the number of people showing up at the US border and requesting asylum – families in particular. Currently the US houses women and children seeking asylum in a couple of detention facilities in Texas. For the last couple of years, BYU law professors have taken students to volunteer their legal services at a detention facility in Dilley, Texas.

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