If the Migrant Caravan is an “Invasion” What’s the Term for What the US is Doing in Syria, Iraq, etc.?

If the Migrant Caravan is an “Invasion” What’s the Term for What the US is Doing in Syria, Iraq, etc.? By Matt Agorist Depending on which side of the TV you get your information from, you’re either waiting for thousands of migrant women and children seeking their part of the American dream to show up in Arizona, or, you are waiting for armed terrorists sent here by George Soros on an invasion mission ready to kill you and take your job. The reality, however, is neither of these. On Monday,…

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A Judge Just Reminded CBP That the Border Isn’t a Rights-Free Zone

A Judge Just Reminded CBP That the Border Isn’t a Rights-Free Zone By Hugh Handeyside, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project An American family that underwent a harrowing detention at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection can now seek some measure of justice. That’s the result of a recent ruling by the federal judge presiding over the lawsuit we filed on behalf of Abdisalam Wilwal, Sagal Abdigani, and their four young children after a brutal experience at the U.S.-Canada border. The Wilwal-Abdigani family was on the way…

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“Digital Strip Searches” Increasing at Borders; Refusal Could Lead to $5K Fine

“Digital Strip Searches” Increasing at Borders; Refusal Could Lead to $5K Fine By Nicholas West Apparently the era of “digital papers please” is upon us. Earlier this year, in March, I reported on allegations that travelers on domestic flights within the United States had received warrantless requests to inspect their digital devices. The allegations led to an as-yet unresolved lawsuit (to my knowledge) filed by the ACLU of Northern California against the TSA. While I’m not aware of further reports coming out of the U.S. about demand for digital device…

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Will NIH’s 1 Million Person DNA Database Of Immigrant Children, Prisoners And Adults Be A Law Enforcement Goldmine?

Will NIH’s 1 Million Person DNA Database Of Immigrant Children, Prisoners And Adults Be A Law Enforcement Goldmine? By MassPrivateI If you thought sending your DNA to for-profit DNA companies was a bad idea, boy do I have bad news for you. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is building a 1 million person DNA database of immigrant children, prisoners and adults, claiming that it will help them study diseases. NIH’s “All of Us Research Program” (AoURP) will make corporate DNA databases look like a drop in the bucket. NIH’s program…

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Arizona Engineer Challenges “Constitution-Free” Border Checkpoints After Being Stopped 400 Times

Arizona Engineer Challenges “Constitution-Free” Border Checkpoints After Being Stopped 400 Times By Aaron Kesel A lawsuit filed by University of Arizona engineer Terry Bressi is the latest round in an ongoing battle that border residents have been waging against the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and its “citizenship checkpoints.” Just before July 4th, Terry Bressi filed a revision to his complaint against the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD.) In April 2017 Bressi was detained for hours at the CBP SR 86 checkpoint, located halfway between Tuscon and the Kitt Peak National…

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Claims of Tortured Children at Virginia Immigration Center; State CPS Finds No Abuse Or Wrongdoing

Claims of Tortured Children at Virginia Immigration Center; State CPS Finds No Abuse Or Wrongdoing By Aaron Kesel Immigrant children in Virginia have been tortured by officials who work in the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center according to a federal lawsuit.  A preliminary investigation by state investigators, however, somehow found no abuse or neglect, as stated in a copy of the findings issued Monday by the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice obtained by The Associated Press. “State investigators say a Virginia detention center that straps immigrant children to chairs and places bags…

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Who Needs Borderless Nations If You Have Borderless People?

Who Needs Borderless Nations If You Have Borderless People? By Joe Jarvis The market thrives on competition. And governments are inherent monopolies. By its nature, a government monopolizes certain powers within particular borders. But now more than ever, governments must compete with each other for residents. The best and brightest have options. And they can bounce around to countless jurisdictions before they find the right fit. The title of an article from TechCrunch summarizes the trend: “Digital Nomads are Hiring and Firing Their Governments.” From cryptocurrency millionaires in Puerto Rico to digital…

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PHOTOS: 11 Arrested as Vermont Protesters Call for Abolition of ICE, End of Family Seperations

PHOTOS: 11 Arrested as Vermont Protesters Call for Abolition of ICE, End of Family Seperations Demonstrators in Vermont called for ICE to be abolished and for an end to the separation of children from their families on the U.S.-Mexico boarder. From the Brattleboro Reformer: Six Windham County adults were among 11 protesters arrested… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Prominent Democrats Flip-flop On Immigration; Previously They Confirmed President Trump’s Immigration Views

Prominent Democrats Flip-flop On Immigration; Previously They Confirmed President Trump’s Immigration Views Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) apparently thought differently than he does today—and actually said so—in June of 2009 during a speech about immigration he gave at Georgetown Law. Below are two short videos highlighting certain pertinent sections of that talk; while his entire presentation is in the 31:34 minute Vimeo video.  You won’t believe what you hear compared with his extreme rhetoric today! “Illegal Immigration is wrong, plain and simple, and we have to…

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California Shopping Centers Are Spying for an ICE Contractor

California Shopping Centers Are Spying for an ICE Contractor By Dave Maas Update 10:45 a.m., July 11, 2018: The Irvine Company has disclosed the three shopping centers are Irvine Spectrum Center, Fashion Island, and The Marketplace.  The local police departments are the Irvine, Newport Beach, and Tustin police departments.    Update 7:30 p.m. July 10, 2018: The Irvine Company provided The Verge with the following response.  Irvine Company is a customer of Vigilant Solutions. Vigilant employs ALPR technology at our three Orange County regional shopping centers. Vigilant is required by…

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