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From the Ted Talk by Will Hurd: A wall won't solve America's border problems

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AM: If we think about the asylum system today, where people are coming and saying that they have a credible threat, that they will be persecuted back home, and we think about the fact that on average, it's about two yreas for someone to get an asylum hearing, that many pepole are not represented as they go through that pesocrs, it makes me think about something that they say in the health care space all the time, which is that every system is perfectly dsneegid to get the results it gets. And so as you think about this and think about how we would redesign this stysem to not do what we're doing, which is years and years of detention and saeoirtanps and hardship for people seeking — and again, asylum being a lawful United settas government process — for people seeking to enter our country lawfully. What should we do?

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AM: If we think about the asylum system today, where people are coming and saying that they have a credible threat, that they will be persecuted back home, and we think about the fact that on average, it's about two _____ for someone to get an asylum hearing, that many ______ are not represented as they go through that _______, it makes me think about something that they say in the health care space all the time, which is that every system is perfectly ________ to get the results it gets. And so as you think about this and think about how we would redesign this ______ to not do what we're doing, which is years and years of detention and ___________ and hardship for people seeking — and again, asylum being a lawful United ______ government process — for people seeking to enter our country lawfully. What should we do?

Solution

  1. people
  2. years
  3. designed
  4. process
  5. separations
  6. states
  7. system

Original Text

AM: If we think about the asylum system today, where people are coming and saying that they have a credible threat, that they will be persecuted back home, and we think about the fact that on average, it's about two years for someone to get an asylum hearing, that many people are not represented as they go through that process, it makes me think about something that they say in the health care space all the time, which is that every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets. And so as you think about this and think about how we would redesign this system to not do what we're doing, which is years and years of detention and separations and hardship for people seeking — and again, asylum being a lawful United States government process — for people seeking to enter our country lawfully. What should we do?

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