ICE’d: Another US Citizen Detained and Deported For Looking Mexican

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With all the excitement of this historic election, it is normal to overlook other news that normally would not have been missed; especially, the flagrant abuse of power by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Throughout Chertoff’s tenure as Homeland Secretary, I have said countless of times, […]

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 […]

ICE’s AgriProcessors Cattle Call

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[The is first part of the a two part series] In a massive, coordinated effort, more than 100 agents from the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) descended on AgriProcessors Inc., the largest kosher meatpacking plant in the country, in Postville, Iowa. The raid is considered to be one of the largest government dragnets […]

ICED: Walking In Their Shoes

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Breakthrough, a New York-based nonprofit international human rights organization, recently launched their video game, ICED! (I Can End Deportation), that aims to educate people on current immigration policies, and is targeted to a younger demographic. Breakthrough is not new to the immigration game. Last summer, I wrote about the deportation of Anslem Ifill, an immigrant […]

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