End mandatory detention.
Reduce mass incarceration by ending mandatory detention and banning for-profit immigration jails.
Restore judicial discretion and end summary deportations.
Allow immigration judges to consider a person’s individual circumstances during deportation proceedings, allowing more people to remain with their families and move forward with their lives without fear that an old offense could lead to deportation.
Limit the criminal legal system to deportation pipeline
Allow independent federal judges to review certain decisions of immigration judges that the 1996 laws unfairly tried to remove from judicial oversight.
End federal prison sentences and criminal prosecutions for people who cross the border seeking freedom, safety, opportunity, or to reunite with their families.
Implement a five year statute of limitations for removal.
Advance racial justice and address obstacles to equal justice in the criminal legal system by limiting deportation for drug convictions and other offenses that result from enforcement that disproportionately targets communities of color.
End entanglement between federal immigration enforcement and local law enforcement.
Protect communities and local resources by ending the harmful practice of local police acting as deportation agents or carrying out mass deportations with ICE.
Create an opportunity to come home for people previously deported.
Allow people previously ordered deported to apply for the opportunity to come home.