Dec 30, 2021
Forget drugs or fraud. The most common type of case federal prosecutors bring is against illegal immigrants who try to reenter the country after having been ousted — and almost all of those charged are Hispanic. As Stephen Dinan reports, federal courts are grappling with whether that imbalance means the law itself is racist. Section 1326 itself was written in 1952 and its penalties were stiffened in 1988, 1990, 1994 and 1996. Also, the Public Interest Legal Foundation went to Pennsylvania with a list of tens of thousands of people who were likely dead, but still on the state’s voter rolls in the weeks before the 2020 election.