unauthorized border crossings, border crossing, criminalization, immigration


Professor Romero proposes that unauthorized border crossings must be decriminalized. He advances several notable reasons why such a measure is warranted. Kidane offers his own reflections in the following three parts. Part I puts the doctrinal dilemma between criminalization and decriminalization in perspective. Part II evaluates Professor Romero’s argument in favor of decriminalization. And the Conclusion offers final thoughts.



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