Detainees can be held for weeks or months before seeing a judge. The Justice Department gave “the word of the agency under penalty of perjury” that it would fix that—but only in NY
Paul Moses is a former City Hall bureau chief and city editor at Newsday’s New York City edition and the author, most recently, of An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians (NYU Press, 2015). He is a retired professor of journalism at Brooklyn College/CUNY.
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