This Is Exhausting: A Needed Convo on Immigration, Detention Centers and the Complicity of Big Corporations

Jul 18, 2019
3:37 PM
Originally published at In The Thick

In this handout photo provided by the Office of Inspector General, overcrowding of families is observed by OIG at the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station Centralized Processing Center on June 11, 2019 in McAllen, Texas. (Photo by Office of Inspector General/Department of Homeland Security via Getty Images)

To catch up on the latest in immigration, Julio and guest co-host Maggie Freleng of Futuro Media chat with immigration attorney Amy Maldonado, and the Professor of Law and Migration Studies at the University of San Francisco, Bill Ong Hing. They talk about the threat of ICE raids, the complicity of big corporations supporting detention centers and the current conditions in these facilities.

ITT Staff Picks:

  • Listen to NPR’s CodeSwitch episode: America’s Concentration Camp
  • A Prestigious ad agency scores a huge contact to make Border Patrol look “cool” via Vice
  • Read The Atlantic’s piece on Department of Justice lawyer Sarah Fabian claiming toothbrushes are not required for immigrant children.


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