#Fix96

  • Detention Watch Network: Why It’s Time to #Fix96

    By Alisa Wellek on June 29, 2016
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why It’s Time to #Fix96 Featured Partner: Detention Watch Network [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year marks the 20th anniversary of harsh immigration laws that ushered in a devastating era of mass deportation. These laws – the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRAIRA) and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) of 1996 – vastly expanded the pool of non-citizens marked out […]
  • Audio: Congressional Briefing on the Legacy of the 1996 Laws

    By Alisa Wellek on June 27, 2016
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    Automatic Injustice: Living Under the Legacy of the 1996 Immigration Laws Deportations of immigrants and refugees spiked dramatically after 1996 when Congress passed the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA). These laws severely restricted the ability of an immigration judge to consider the individual circumstances of a person before […]
  • Southeast Asia Resource Action Center: Why It’s Time to #Fix96

    By Alisa Wellek on June 9, 2016
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why It’s Time to #Fix96 Featured Partner: Southeast Asia Resource Action Center [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year marks the 20th anniversary of harsh immigration laws that ushered in a devastating era of mass deportation. These laws – the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRAIRA) and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) of 1996 – vastly expanded the pool of non-citizens marked […]