The Nation: Immigration Agents Holding US Residents in Unlisted, Unmarked Facilities

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Kaspar Hauser
The Nation: Immigration Agents Holding US Residents in Unlisted, Unmarked Facilities

http://www.democracynow.org/2009/12/24/the_nation__immigration_agents_holding

 

"The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE, is holding an untold number of people in secret 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.

 

"In addition to its publicly listed field offices and detention sites, ICE is holding people in 186 unlisted and unmarked spaces known as sub-field offices. Many of the offices are hidden in suburban office parks or commercial spaces revealing no information about their ICE tenants. According the report in The Nation, they are mainly used to house individuals in transfer and are not subject to the basic standards applied to ICE detainees.

 

"The Nation is also reporting that ICE agents regularly impersonate civilians and rely on other illegal tricks to arrest longtime US residents who have no criminal history. ICE agents have posed as Occupational Safety and Health inspectors, insurance agents, and even religious workers."

 

Jesus Christ...