Professor Motomura Cited by Veja Brasil on Increase in Deportations and Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Under Trump

Professor Hiroshi Motomura was quoted by Veja, a leading Brazilian magazine, regarding the growing number of undocumented immigrants who are facing imprisonment and deportation under Trump. Arrests have gone up 38% since last year and there has been a 150% increase of arrests of immigrants without a criminal record.  “To the new administration, everyone is a priority,” Motomura said.  “The White House address sent a message to field officers to make their own decisions about who should be arrested and deported.”

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