Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bill of Rights Rollback in the U.S. Borderlands

Shena Gutierrez was already cuffed and in an inspection room in Nogales, Arizona, when the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent grabbed her purse, opened it, and dumped its contents onto the floor right in front of her. There couldn’t be a sharper image of the Bill of Rights rollback we are experiencing in the […]

Unauthorized Disclosure: What’s Missing in Discussions About Crisis with Child Refugees at US-Mexico Border

My appearance on the great podcast hosted by Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola. As put by Gosztola: Fifty-two thousand children have fled their homes in countries in Central America and journeyed to the United States. Some of them came with their families and the vast majority of them are now being put through a deportation […]

The Real News Network Interview: Security, Refugees, and Profit at the U.S. Border

“As record numbers of child migrants from Central America arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border, journalist Todd Miller says the crisis should be a treated as a refugee issue, not a security issue” http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=12095

Radio Interview WLRN Miami on Border Patrol Nation

“Tuesday’s Topical Currents looks at the issue of  U.S. Border Patrol and Homeland Security’s ever-widening reach into the lives of American citizens and legal immigrants as well as the undocumented.”   http://wlrn.org/post/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-front-lines-homeland-security

The Real News Network Interview: Corporations Making a Killing as Billions Are Poured into Border Enforcement

“Author Todd Miller discusses how defense contractors look to cash in on President Obama’s expected $2 billion proposal in additional funding for border security” http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=12071