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IMMIGRATION POLICY IN THE U.S. IS GETTING MORE CRUEL
Over the past few years, we have watched the criminalization of immigration reach new levels. Cases are going to court and as we know, American justice is quite expensive, and becoming increasingly more expensive as the Trump administration continues to strip programs which help poor people access the system.  Arrests of people for harboring, sheltering, leaving food and water, or otherwise protecting migrants have been on the rise since 2017, when then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to prioritize cases covered under the harboring statute. Right now, Scott Warren is being charged with a felony for leaving water and providing food for migrants, who are forced to take increasingly dangerous routes to cross Arizona. A grand jury has indicted him on an additional felony charge. The maximum sentence for these charges is 20 years in prison. MAYA BHULLAR READ MORE