Warrantless Border Detentions are Illegal: a brief argument

Human rights, as recognized in international and US constitutional law, are routinely infringed by our border policies and infrastructure, in ways not clearly tied to any compelling state interest that might be able to justify that infringement. It is the border, in other words, and not the crosser that is illegal. This is a pressing issue now, and it is about to get a lot more pressing.

image of barbed wire coils in the sunset