A pack of MCSO detention officers -- some of them 287(g)-trained -- walk Garcia-Martinez into a room to get her fingerprint on an ICE document.I recently watched with great skepticism and annoyance ICE honcho John Morton's videotaped remarks to the Migration Policy Institute in Washington. There, on ... More >>
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Joe Arpaio and ICE's Joint Victim: Maria del Carmen Garcia-Martinez, and Why ICE Should N ... More >>
screenshot from americanprogress.orgJanet Napolitano, speaking at the Center for American ProgressIn a speech today before the Center for American Progress, the think-tank which essentially acts as the Obama administration's gray matter, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano spo ... More >>
MCSO mugshotFrancisca Perez-Mendoza, aka, Alejandra Alvarez I paid another visit to the sad hellhole of Estrella Jail last weekend to talk to one more target of Arpaio's ethnic cleansing raids: Alejandra Alvarez, a 31-year-old mother of four American children who was arrested during the MCSO's raid ... More >>
pic from Joe's old re-election site JoeArpaio.orgBishop Olmsted and Arpaio get chummy in the tents...Chicago's Cardinal Francis George could school Phoenix's Bishop Thomas Olmsted on moral courage when it comes to the subject of immigration. While Olmsted refuses to condemn attacks on immigrants in ... More >>
from the Human Rights Watch report Detained and Dismissed.
It's Napolitano's responsibility to make sure these women are treated humanely.
I've gotta give a shout out to our sister paper Miami New Times' Riptide blog for this disturbing post about the medieval health care female immigrant de ... More >>
The latest video from HumanLeague002 and Puente.
There is one sure way to prove the cynical, prissy pundits, the professional tut-tutters right in regards to Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Do nothing.
"Do nothing" is essentially the message to the streets from Huffington Post's Dawn Teo, a former PR  ... More >>
Garcia-Martinez, upon her release from ICE custody March 12.
I've obtained the documents the MCSO was so hot to have Maria del Carmen Garcia-Martinez mark with her fingerprint. You can see them for yourself, here. Initially, I believed that there was just one page, but now I see there are four ... More >>