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'US policies worsened illegal immigration'

'US policies worsened illegal immigration'

INTERVIEW: CROP Fellow Prof. Camilo Pérez-Bustillo discusses the dangers migrants face as they journey to US, in an interview with Al Jazeera.

August 2011

Pérez-Bustillo said decriminalising illegal immigration would help stop the flow of drugs: "Just as we need to decriminalise drug trafficking, we need to decriminalise illegal immigration, too." "Those who can cross border without detection can also pass drugs without detection," he said.

Camilo Perez-Bustillo said US economic policies have worsened the situation.

"Since the North America Free Trade Association was launched 17 years ago, the number of undocumented immigrant labours to the US has spiked," he said.
 

Watch the interview on Al Jazeera by clicking this link


25.08.2016
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