The Chicago Reporter’s latest investigation, "Speedy Removal," revealed that thousands of immigrants bypass the due process of immigration court and are deported after signing stipulated orders of removal. That’s part of a troubling trend in US immigration enforcement, says Mark Fleming,
litigation coordinator at the Chicago-based National Immigrant Justice Center, because rushed removal proceedings don't give consideration to whether there could be a path to keep an immigrant in the country.
In this week's Barber S
hop Show review video, watch Fleming and Odette Yousef, a reporter forWBEZ’s North S ide Bu reau, discuss some of the problems with the growing number of speedy removals.
Video by Tyler Stabile. Watch it below:
And listen to the entire show here: