The War on Immigrants

WITH THE SO-CALLED Migrant Protection Protocols program, or MPP, expanding along the southern border and trapping more U.S. asylum-seekers in dangerous Mexican cities, violations of due process are intensifying in traditional courts — and in newly built tents that physically separate immigrants from the judges who hear their cases.

The bastard child of 9/11, the Department of Homeland Security was supposed to help fight terrorism. All it really did was enhance executive power.***

Palantir’s Technology Used In Mississippi ICE Raids

Popular Resistance  October 7, 2019

By Mijente.net. Palantir’s FALCON Tipline software tool, a tool it sells to the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was used in the Mississippi raids that swept the state in August, when 680 people were arrested en masse by ICE agents. The Mississippi workplace raids were the largest immigration raid in a decade and among the largest such raids in American history. The raids lead to the arrest, prosecution, and deportation of hundreds of workers, separating them from their families, and terrorizing the immigrant community at large.  -more- ***

The War on Immigrants  U.S. Border Officials Use Fake Addresses, Dangerous Conditions, and Mass Trials to Discourage Asylum-Seekers

On Sept. 14, 2019, Central American migrants wait inside their tents in an encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, where migrants sent back under the Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP, await their U.S. asylum hearings. Photo: Henry Romero/Reuters

U.S. border officials are putting fake addresses on asylum paperwork. When asylum seekers fail to show up for hearings, they are being deported in absentia. ***

If the agreement goes into effect, the U.S. will start deporting people to El Salvador wherever they may be from. ***

Sheriffs for Trusting Communities is backing two candidates in Virginia and one in Louisiana who are running on a plan to end police cooperation with ICE.***

The War on Immigrants  Despite U.S. Asylum Ban, Honduran Women Fleeing Violence Remain Undeterred

The Trump administration has placed significant roadblocks to asylum in the way of Central American women in particular.***

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  1. Putin’s puppet has done irreparable damage to America, and what She once stood for.

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