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Resolution to release women & children; end ICE’s no-release policy
The "center" in Karnes is having a bit of an identity crisis...If you get a fax from there, or read some of the signs, you'll see the word "detention." But GEO & ICE call it a "residential" center. (Historical note: look up "Potempkin Village") Photo by Virginia Raymond; touched up by Omar Figueredo.

Resolution to release women & children; end ICE’s no-release policy

photo by Virginia Raymond, touched up by Omar Figueredo; art by Rini Templeton Please read this resolution, sign it as yourself, and --- far more importantly -- take it to the…

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“Due process” for immigrants who are “detained”
I had to do a double-take when I saw this sign for the facility at Greens Road in Houston. ICE is a law enforcement agency, part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Immigration courts are part of the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice. They don't always feel like separate entities, but they are. Supposed. To. Be. This sign is rather a little too honest.

“Due process” for immigrants who are “detained”

I have the sickening feeling that very few people understand what "due process" translates into when we are talking about immigrants who are "detained" (locked up, imprisoned, incarcerated) in ICE…

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