Should asylum seekers in the United States be incarcerated?
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There are much cheaper and more humane ways for the U.S. government to keep tabs on asylum seekers while they are awaiting trial. Long-term incarceration violates asylum-seekers' human rights. In addition, it has not proven to be an effective deterrent against mass migration from places where people feel threatened on a daily basis.
5:17 PM | January 20, 2021