Posts Tagged as ‘Border Patrol’

culture shockers: Breakthrough’s media team returns from eye-opening trip at Mexico/AZ border

Post written by Dana Variano, Breakthrough’s newest media team member It was the first time I had experienced the overwhelming size of the desert sky. The sunset was magnificent, and the endless stretch of cacti and desert rocks were lit up with the last pink moments of twilight. But the sunset’s beauty was overpowered by [...]

August 25, 2011 by Dana Variano | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

because we found it: Federal Judge rules racism out of Arizona’s controversial immigration law

From our Restore Fairness blog. A federal judge issued a temporary injunction on some of the toughest portions of Arizona’s anti-immigration law SB1070 including the power for police to detain anyone “suspected” of being in the country illegally. Federal Judge Susan Bolton’s ruling came hours before the law was to take effect in response to a [...]

July 30, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @newamericamedia: Three deported children allowed back in the U.S.

Check out our expanded version of a 140 character tweet by New America Media: At the ages of 15, 16 and 17, three students were taken by border patrol while waiting at a San Diego trolley stop to go to school. The teens were deported to Tijuana, where they had no family or friends, and [...]

June 22, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Goodbye square knots and campfires. Hello simulation raids and air-soft guns.

Wow – are they training them young. Throughout America thousands of young men and women, who would traditionally learn model-citizen behavior or how to run successful cookie sales, are now given the opportunity to learn “skills” to confront terrorism, illegal immigration, and border violence. All thanks to the Explorers program, a co-educational program of the [...]

May 21, 2009 by sandy | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

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