“Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way”
In his new book, Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants, scholar and legal expert César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández lays out a passionate and unvarnished view of the US immigrant detention industry, the politics that created it, and the circumstances that keep it thriving. Hear García Hernández’s analysis first-hand as he contextualizes the crisis at our southern border. Moderated by Lee Wang, director of the New York Immigrant Freedom Fund of the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund. Presented as part of BHS’s on-going series of author talks.
Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way: Our Long History and Deep-Seated Habit of Criminalizing Migrants
Thursday, February 13 Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm
$10 General Admission / $5 for Members