Criminal Justice for the Undocumented - Part I
Right now, the only practicing criminal defense lawyer in Cactus is concerned that his clients are being unfairly targeted because of their legal status in this country. Steve Hall told Pronews 7 that he’s seen many cases in the area around Cactus and Dumas where undocumented folks are unfairly treated by the criminal justice system. District attorney David Green says this isn’t the case at all, as all people regardless of status go through the same process when his office is involved.
Criminal Justice for the Undocumented: Part II
Criminal Justice for the Undocumented, we took you to Cactus and talked with an undocumented immigrant about why he felt targeted by the district attorney. For part two, David Grasso-Ortega will sit down with two local DA's and find out what powers are granted to district attorneys in Texas, and if it's legal for them to investigate crimes related to immigration status