Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: border patrol

Poem: ICE storm in the desert

ICE weighing down the roof of the houseICE playing games of cat and mouseA little mouse, a baby in factThey put in...

Inside the secret border patrol Facebook group where agents joke about...

The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”

“Somebody is going to die”: Lawyer describes chaos, illness & danger...

"They’re breaking the law by taking the children away from their families."

Charges dropped for U. of Arizona students who called border patrol...

All three students were charged with misdemeanors. On Friday, motions to dismiss the charges were granted after the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups led a campaign on behalf of the students.

‘Egregious abuse of power:’ Report says Trump offered pardon to CBP...

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."

US government spying on journalists and immigration activists

Department of Homeland Security's abusive tactics against innocent U.S. citizens fits right alongside with its historically corrupt sister agencies.

The Infiltrators: How undocumented activists snuck into immigration jail to fight...

“The Infiltrators” is based on the incredible true story of undocumented immigrants who purposely got themselves arrested by federal authorities in order to infiltrate the Broward Transitional Center in Florida and organize the detainees within its walls.

‘Shocking’ report reveals thousands of migrant children have been sexually abused...

"This is not normal! Why would any member of Congress or person of conscience support increasing funds and enabling this agency?"

Another critical watchdog report: Rotten food, decaying mattresses at New Jersey...

Prior Inspector General reports have found medical neglect and other violations at other immigrant detention centers.

GOP House members reprimand racist Steve King – while silent on systemic...

Regardless of immigration status or increased agency authority – child abuse remains a federal felony.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...