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VIDEO: Operation Streamline, Inside the Fast Track Immigration Court System

Operation Streamline protest. (Photo: Tucson Samaritans)
Operation Streamline protest. (Photo: Tucson Samaritans)

This video is part of a series on immigration at the border. In a previous video Citizen Truth reporter Jenna Mulligan rode along on a water drop and aid drive in the Arizona desert which you can watch here.

Citizen Truth reporter Jenna Mulligan reports after spending a day at an Operation Streamline court in Tucson, Arizona.

The Tucson court is one of three courts in the United States that fast-tracks immigration hearings through the Operation Streamline system.

Within days of an arrest by a border patrol agent or similar official, immigrants appear in front of a judge. Up to 70 people at a time are sentenced before a judge with either a misdemeanor or felony, or they have their charges waived altogether.

Hear about Jenna’s day in court and what happened at the immigration proceedings.

Lauren von Bernuth

Lauren is one of the co-founders of Citizen Truth. She graduated with a degree in Political Economy from Tulane University. She spent the following years backpacking around the world and starting a green business in the health and wellness industry. She found her way back to politics and discovered a passion for journalism dedicated to finding the truth.

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