Immigrants' Rights, Tech, and the Prison Industrial Complex

April 30, 2020
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Jonathan Ryan, CEO and President of RAICES, discusses the intersection of immigrants' rights, the weaponization of technology, and the private prison system.

In our latest episode of Justice Matters, Jonathan Ryan joins our host, Sushma Raman, to discuss how we might reinstate American values at the U.S. border.  

Jonathan Ryan has served as the Executive Director of the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) since 2008. RAICES provides free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families and refugees in Central and South Texas. Previously, he worked as a staff attorney at American Gateways where he helped to establish the Legal Orientation Program for adults in DHS detention. Jonathan received his B.A. from Columbia College in New York and is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.