homeland security


Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Federal Suit Against Border Patrol Detention Practices Moves Forward

*This is an update to a story that originated in June when a group of detained immigrants sued in Federal Court. The gist of their allegations is that by detaining them in harsh conditions the Border Patrol is intentionally punishing people involved in civil procedure. That’s against the Constitution. Homeland Security asked that the case

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Iowa Pastor Deported Back to Honduras

*This happened today, in the era of Obama’s ordered “prosecutorial discretion.” Either this is a one-off case, or the immigration rank-and-file is blatantly disregarding the president’s directive. VL By Juan Escalante, Latino Rebels Last weekend we reported...

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Obama Orders Review of US Deportation Practices

By Josh Lederman, Associated Press/The Big Story WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to pacify frustrated immigration advocates, President Barack Obama is directing the government to find more humane ways to handle deportation for immigrants in the U.S. illegally,...

Monday, July 15th, 2013

First Take: Immigration was key in Napolitano’s tenure

By Alan Gomez, USA TODAY  WASHINGTON — When trying to size up the four-year tenure of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, look no further than a February hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Committee Republicans took...

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Cuidado! Border Patrol Drone, VADER, Tracking Immigrants

From the textmex obsessed imagination of Memo Nericcio Click the bad guy for the story via the LA Times… Here’s a quick infographic on how the next-gen migra system works… Sleep Dealer ain’t science FICTION!   This article was first...

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Janet Napolitano Defends Arrest Of DREAMer Family

By Elise Foley, Huffington Post Click on picture to read story.

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Obama Approves Same Sex Couples as Family for Immigration

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Quietly, while almost anyone who would notice such things was distracted by the noise coming from the presidential election stump and spin, President Obama made a tactical change to his immigration policy. Word of the...

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

New Information About Border Vigilante and More Questions

By Dustin Mendus More information has dribbled out about J.T. Ready, a ”border vigilante” Neo-Nazi in Arizona who recently killed multiple people and himself. Ready’s sudden massacre in May left many people stunned, but it seems to...

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Obama DHS Stripping Citizenship From Hundreds Of Latinos

By Bob Quasius, Cafe con Leche Republicans Marshall, MN – National pro-immigrant group Cafe Con Leche Republicans today blasted the Obama administration for stripping U.S. Citizens of their citizenship under the pretext of fighting birth certificate fraud....

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

New Immigration Policy Prioritizes Criminals Over DREAMers

On Friday, a working group from the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department began its review of approximately 300,000 deportation cases currently in our system to distinguish between those who pose a threat to our...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

FBI’s Secure Communities Push For Biometric Data

By Melissa Del Bosque Last year the Dept. of Homeland Security led local government officials to believe that they could opt out of the Secure Communities program if they felt it didn’t work for local law enforcement....

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Deporting Haitians Only Aggravates Recovery Efforts

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, many governments seem to believe that deporting Haitians back to Haiti is a good idea. Despite the painstakingly slow progress to rebuild the country’s capital, the certain upcoming surge...