Watch Members Embarrassing the Minuteman group at Pro Inmigrant. This video tell us of the wife of a Minuteman who claimed she was shot and raped by Hispanics when the truth was she just shot herself. Also read Lou Dobbs Nightmare. Since When is Searching For A Better Life A Crime? While the U.S./Mexico border is constantly given attention there’s a huge wide open border to the north. And we learn of more raids in New Instructions to ICE: Get FEMA. Find Every Mexican Available. Feds Make Immigration Raids In Rutherford County.
Maybe it was the 60 cars that young people burned in Vitry-le-François in France on Saturday night (14th). Maybe the European Union is being influenced by the increasingly harsh immigration policies of the U.S. What ever the reason, many people will be affected.
Members of the U.S. Congress have a significant opportunity to restore decency and end the human rights violations inside immigrant detention centers in the United States by supporting the Secure and Safe Detention and Asylum Act, S. 3114, reintroduced today by Senators Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., and Chuck Hagel, R-Nebraska.
And read the State and Local Round-up.
Latina Congresswomen Prove Once Again the Poor State of Latino Congressional Leadership at Eristic Ragemail. Read of two congresswomen snubbing the likely next president.
Surge of Federal Prosecution of Immigrants at Immigration Prof Blog. Also read What’s Happening in Sudan and More Heat Over Agriprocessors questions are raised about the lack of prosecution of employers.
Leading Members of Congress are demanding that the Administration answer key questions about the largest worksite immigration raid in U.S. history.
Locked and Loaded at Just News.
The apathetic treatment of Hutto’s immigrants was hardly an anomaly. CCA also operates a detention facility in San Diego that drew a separate ACLU lawsuit last year.”
According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, the United States ranks first among all countries with the biggest prison populations. As of Dec. 31, 2006, the U.S. prison population stood at 2,258,983. – Curious that the other two countries in the top three, #2 China and #3 Russian Federation, are known for oppression and arbitrary imprisonment.
Book Review: Lives on the Line at Latino Politico. Read about this book telling the stories of the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico in the border town of Ambos Nogales.
The Guantanamization of Immigrant Detention at Of América.
Ahmad’s story will not shock anyone familiar with stories of death, violence and other abuse coming out of Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib and other offshore military detention facilities holding men in orange prison uniforms.