Politics of Humanity: Cult of Personality

Put forth by XicanoPwr

Unless you have your head in the sand and are unaware what took place yesterday, January 8, 2011, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, and at least 17 others were shot when a gunman opened fire outside a Safeway supermarket parking lot where Ms. Giffords was holding a “meet and greet.” Rep. Giffords was shot […]

Politics of Humanity: ICE’s and Border Patrol’s Child Abuse Policy

Put forth by XicanoPwr

A study released by the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) found that more than 43,000 undocumented, unaccompanied children have been mistreated while in custody and denied access to representation by Customs and Border Protection (Border Patrol) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and then transported home unsafely. According to the study, A Child Alone […]

The Politics of Humanity: “A Hidden System”

Put forth by XicanoPwr

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 […]