Homeland Security’s Mass Deportation Program

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Reporting for the Big Bend Sentinel, Sterry Butcher reported on the US Department of Homeland Security’s new mass deportation program taking place in Presidio, Texas. On Nov 1, Homeland Security and Border Patrol began transferring 94 undocumented men a day from Tucson, AZ Sector to Presidio under the guise of cracking down on human smuggling. […]

XP Hits the Small Screen

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Last month, July 2, 2008, I was on a public access cable TV talk show, GreenWatch TV. I was asked to come talk about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids conducted here in Houston and the prison-industrial complex. The host of GreenWatch is Brian Harrison, and the show was produced by Houston Media Source and […]

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 […]

Raid At An East Houston Plant

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Around 7AM, Wednesday, 150 to 200 ICE agents raided an East Houston plant, Action Rags U.S.A. The company has 240 employees. Bob Rutt, ICE’s agent in charge, would not specify what led them to plan this raid, which is at least the second major immigration enforcement action in Houston in recent months. Here are the […]

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