The Penalty is Exile: How Immigration and Criminalization Collide

Under President Obama more than 1 million people have been deported from the United States. Immigration officials claim that many of those being deported are criminals. On this edition, producer Cory Fischer-Hoffman investigates the connection between immigration and the criminal justice system and the impact this burgeoning relationship is having on immigrants.


Alex Alvarez, deported immigrant; Abraham Paolos, Families For Freedom director; Tanya Golash Boza, author “Immigration Nation: Raids, Detentions, and Deportations in Post 9-11 America”, John Morton, Immigration and Customs Enforcement director; Michelle Fei, Immigrant Defense Project co-director; Lili Salmeron, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights organizer

Producers: Cory Fischer-Hoffman
Host: George Lavender
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Contributing Producers: Jane Heaven, Eryn Matthewson
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Production Interns: Lisa Bartfai, Salima Hamirani, Eryn Mathewson
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Organizational Volunteers: Dan Turner, Alton Byrd and Barbara Barnett

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