Prison Pipeline on 11/26/12

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
10 of the Worst Detention Centers in the Country

Carlos Chavez interviews Silky Shah, Field Director at Detention Watch Network. They discuss DWN's recent report titled, "Expose and Close." The new report sheds light on the 10 worst immigrant detention centers in the United States. Rep. Jared Polis (CO-02) and Bishop Minerva Carcaño joined national and local leaders from the Detention Watch Network to release this series of reports. They have called on President Obama to do what’s right and close these detention centers as well as issued a list of reforms to ensure the safety, dignity and well-being of immigrants held in detention.

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