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Zero Tolerance: Rights at the Border and Ports of Entry


At Zero Tolerance: Rights at the Border and Ports of Entry, experts who know exactly what's going on at the border discussed the current situation and what Congress can do about it. The panel explored the Fourth Amendment implications of border prosecutions, the surveillance provided for by immigration bills that purport to solve immigration issues, what the zero tolerance policy looks like in practice, and the competing immigration bills and policies at play. 


  • Julie Yihong Mao, Staff Attorney, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG)
  • *Moderator, Jumana Musa, Director, Fourth Amendment Center, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Ofelia Calderón, Founding Partner, Calderón Seguin PLC
  • Sameera Hafiz, Senior Policy Strategist, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)

WHEN: Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 10am
WHERE: Longworth 1310

The Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee hosts these panels to bring experts to DC and in the interest of presenting Congressional staff with informative discussion.

Pierce Stanley