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Jun 19, 2018 • 10 tweets • 2 min read
Crossing the border unauthorized is a civil violation covered by Title 8 of the US Code, not a criminal violation under Title 18. This is important for the below reasons:
If charged criminally, that takes the case out of the Immigration Courts where the migrants have nearly no rights, and puts it in US Fed Courts where they have limited Constitutional protections such as Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.