Dec. 24, 2009
The Nation: Immigration Agents Holding US Residents in Unlisted, Unmarked Facilities
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is holding an untold number of people in secretively maintained detention facilities all over the United States. That’s according to an explosive report that’s the cover story of the latest issue of The Nation magazine. They also report that ICE agents regularly impersonate civilians and rely on other illegal tricks to arrest longtime US residents who have no criminal history. We speak with the author of the two-part investigation, Jacqueline Stevens. [includes rush transcript]
(starts at 39 minutes in)
Jacqueline Stevens, professor in the Law and Society Program at the University of California at Santa Barbara and author of the recently published book States Without Nations: Citizenship for Mortals.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D – AZ), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
December 24, 2009
America’s Secret ICE Castles-The Nation