Thursday, March 1, 2007

Democracy Now! Immigration Stories

Democracy Now! Immigration Stories

Human Rights Groups Call for Closure of Texas Jail Holding Undocumented Immigrants
Human rights groups are calling for the U.S. government to shut down a jail in Texas where about 200 immigrant children, some only infants, are being detained.

"I Want To Be Free": 9-Year-Old Canadian Citizen Pleads From Texas Immigration Jail
Majid and his nine-year old son Kevin are Iranian immigrants currently being held at the Hutto detention center. They’ve been forcibly detained since their plane was forced made an emergency landing in Puerto Rico as they made their way to Canada.

Hundreds Protest NYU Republicans’ “Find the Illegal Immigrant” Game
Hundreds of people gathered at New York University on Thursday to protest a game called “Find the Illegal Immigrant” organized by the school’s Republican club.

Raymondville: Inside the Largest Immigration Prison Camp in the US
The largest immigrant prison camp is in Raymondville, Texas. Some two thousand undocumented immigrants are currently being held in the prison awaiting deportation.

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