This blog asks "can it happen here?" For some people in the United States, it happened yesterday. Some arrests have devastating consequences.
U.S. immigration authorities trumpeted news of raids that snatched up several thousand immigrant workers yesterday. A credulous New York Times headlined the story " U.S. Chases Identity Theft in Biggest Work Raid Ever." Yeah, and I've got a great bridge I'd love to sell you in Brooklyn.
In Hyrum, Utah, immigration agents knew exactly who the "lawbreakers" were. As reported by the Salt Lake City Tribune
In Marshalltown, Iowa, according to the Des Moines Register, many of the dangerous criminals apprehended were parents of small children.
Jill Cashen of the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UCFW) which represented some of the workers described the raids.
Do we wait til they come for middle class, native-born, white people to protest?