ICE deportation squads demand 45K masks as nurses have to make their own

In the final days of World War II, when the Allies were surrounding Germany and even landed in France, Hitler diverted critical and increasingly shrinking military resources to accelerate the deportation of Jews to concentration camps. The hatred he had for them overruled any kind of logic. Incredibly, targeted raids on immigrant communities haven’t halted….

Weekend ICE Roundup (łapanka, rafle, attrapage, razzia, bloko….)

These are largely symbolic actions considering the relatively small size (220) of the BORTAC unit, but are indicative of the continuing campaign of repression, not distracting from the detention of children, etc. x What, exactly, will these CBP SWAT teams help ICE with? I'm glad you asked! 💥 Run-of-the-mill immigration violation arrests. 💥 That's all….

A thought looking ahead to 2020 election day

Imagine this. In heavily Latino precincts, ICE shows up and starts arresting people. It does not matter that they are American citizens, that they have picture iDs with them.  We have already seen ICE arrest American citizens. The idea would be to intimidate, to suppress votes. If you think I am being paranoid, I want…

DUE WARNING!!!!

and yes by using ALL CAPS I am SHOUTING No, I am SCREAMING. By now everyone knows about the improper/illegal arrest of an American born citizen by ICE who even when documentation was provided to prove he was totally legal and a citizen was held for well several weeks. But how about this:  a 9…

Watch Trump insist detention centers are humane while video of inhumane conditions runs

Your daily dose of Orwell: x this is fucking incredible side by side pic.twitter.com/ocQP9ADytS — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 13, 2019 And here’s the transcript of Trump’s remarks, straight from Whitehouse.gov. (Careful, if you click on that site you’ll see some truly disgusting shit you may never fully recover from. You might want to Google “coprophilia”…

ICE Detention Center: We're not responsible for staff sexually abusing migrants

Monsters. From two senior staff attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union: ICE Detention Center Says It’s Not Responsible for Staff's Sexual Abuse of Detainees Although the employee pled guilty to criminal institutional sexual assault under Pennsylvania law, the defendants contend that they should not be liable for any constitutional violations. Their argument rests in…

Samantha Bee Demands Abolishment of ICE. Democrats Should Heed The Call.

ICE was created from the ill-conceived “Patriot Act” in 2003.  In the wake of rampant Islamophobia, immigration changed overnight from being an economic/labor issue to a national security issue.  The newly created ICE was headed by men who had spent years working anti-terrorism, and brought this mind-set to overseeing immigrants and asylum-seekers.  Unfortunately, they were given…