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Making Sense of Immigration Policy
Thursday, 09 August 2007

Everyone seems to have an opinion about immigration policy; Demetrios Papademetriou is one of the few people in Washington who truly understand the issue. In this wide-ranging interview, PT talked with Papademetriou, president and founder of the Migration Policy Institute in DC, about the politics and policies of American immigration—past, present and future.

On the Front Line
Thursday, 09 August 2007

What does immigration policy mean to those who enforce it at a local level? PT went to America's border and its heartland to find out.

Feature Story
Beyond Confinement
Tuesday, 13 March 2007

It's not just the mentally ill and chemically dependent, but more violent, ruthless young criminals that are challenging the system.

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Criminal Justice in America
The United States has the world's highest incarceration rate, with one in 32 adults currently or previously behind bars. Is it a failure of the system or a failure of society? U.S. lawmakers are r...
The Business of Punishment
America's state prisons are good at storing bad guys. But with recidivism rates soaring and prisons operating well over capacity, the business of punishment has become a quick —and expensive&mda...
As chair of Oregon's Senate Judiciary Committee, Ginny Burdick understands the imbalances in the state's criminal justice system. PT talks to her about practical ways to reduce crime and save Oregon t...
As incarceration rates continue to climb across the country, states are trying to "get smart."

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Criminal Justice
Beyond Confinement
  1. Tuesday, 13 March 2007
  1. It's not just the mentally ill and chemically...
Criminal Justice in America
  1. Tuesday, 13 March 2007
  1. The United States has the world's highest inca...
Q&A: OR State Senator Ginny Burdick
  1. Tuesday, 13 March 2007
  1. As chair of Oregon's Senate Judiciary Committee, G...
Border Security
Making Sense of Immigration Policy
  1. Thursday, 09 August 2007
  1. Everyone seems to have an opinion about immigra...
On the Front Line
  1. Thursday, 09 August 2007
  1. What does immigration policy mean to those who en...
Prisons
The Business of Punishment
  1. Tuesday, 13 March 2007
  1. America's state prisons are good at storing bad gu...

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