Ending Immigration Detention Centers: Until all of us are free none of us are free.

Topic:  Immigration Detention Centers,
Segment: Ending Immigration Detention Centers: Until all of us free none of us are free.
Participants:  Hilda Cruz, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity
                        Reverend  Jeffery Ryan , The Riverside Center for Spiritual Living
Broadcast Air Date
: 11/15/19
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion Topics:
-What is the relationship between the imprisonment of people and the subject of immigration?
-What is the difference between an immigrant detention facility and general prison facilities?
– Why are asylum seekers placed in detention centers?
– The detention  facility in Adelanto  California  holds approximately 2,000 people.
-The Adelanto  detention facility is a for profit facility that charges $120 a day for each person.
-The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funded  by public  federal  money and then DHS contracts with  private detention centers.
– Do people in the detention centers have legal representation?
-How does the non-visibility of detention centers facilitate their continual operation of violence?
-How to we turn the hidden into the visible?
-What are the alternatives to having people caged in detention centers?
– Will AB32 terminate the renewal of contracts of detention centers in California?
-Will the Adelanto Detention Center close with the passing of AB32?
– What are the different systems that profit from manufacturing harm for people?
-How do we create a just world where we truly feel safe?
– We all have our own gifts as humans.
– Why are people held in detention centers paid a 1 dollar a day for their work?
– What is the nature of health care within detention centers?
– How do  “instant noodle” soup companies  and telephone service providers benefit from the detention centers?
– The bonds for release from detention centers can cost 30,000?
– How does the pain being caused within the detention centers ripple out to our communities?
– How do we envision a world that works for everyone?
-Until all of us are free none of us are free.

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