Julián Castro Doubles Down On Decriminalizing Migration: Repeal Felony For Reentry, Too
July 9, 2019

emocratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro doubled down on his call to stop criminalizing migrants who are already facing deportation proceedings, telling HuffPost that Congress should also repeal the law that makes it a felony to reenter the U.S. after being deported.

Since launching his presidential campaign, the former secretary of Housing and Urban Development has repeatedly argued that Congress should separate immigration enforcement from the criminal justice system — ending the entanglement that the Trump administration used to systematically separate migrant families last year.

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