Dick Cheney, Alberto Gonzales, GEO Group Indicted In South Texas

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A South Texas grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on state charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners at the Willacy County Detention Center in Raymondville, TX. Other people who were indicted were, Cameron County’s Justice of the Peace Judge Gustavo Garza; former US Attorney for […]

The Politics of Humanity: “A Hidden System”

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In the nation’s continued response to the tragic events of 9/11, the nation’s southern border is currently being used as a scapegoat in the current vague “war on terror.” Suddenly, security has become synonymous with stopping undocumented immigration, and unfortunately, this country’s immigration policies have resulted in very real negative consequences. In a newly created […]

Mano dura con inmigrantes: la historia se vuelve a repetir

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Reposted from El Tecolote Mano dura con inmigrantes: la historia se vuelve a repetir Edmundo Rocha A los partidarios de “sólo aplicación de la ley” (Enforcement Only) les encantaría tener un futuro en el que los 12 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados en los EEUU sean expulsados, ya sea utilizando medios coercitivos o voluntarios. En un […]

Privatized Prisons for Immigrants: The Expansion Continues

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Since the launch of the “global war on terror,” a large majority of Americans have conveniently been led to cower under the pseudo-protective umbrella of a permanent Nation Security State. Last year I wrote several posts about the current prison-industrial complex and the increasing number of privatized prisons being used to house thousands of detained […]

Report of Abuse at CCA’s Elizabeth Detention Center

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This is a comment to an earlier posting, “Privatized Prisons for Immigrants,” which I feel it deserves its own post. A letter from the Elizabeth (NJ) Immigrant Detention Center To Whom It May Concern. This letter is on behalf of all the inmates at the Elizabeth Detention Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey. This “prison” or […]

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