04 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Making Immigrant Detention Comical

If New Jersey airport officials could detain Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, Dr. Jorge Cham is just a small fish in the sea for British immigration officials.

Cham of PhD Comics had a deportation scare in the United Kingdom recently. He took it in stride and produced some wonderful comics called PHD Tales from Heathrow Detention Facility that are somewhat telling of the American immigration system as well.

Enjoy them here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Responding to the comics, if the 9-11 perpetrators did hate us for our freedoms, they got their wish. Our response was to fulfill their dying wishes by shredding our constitutional protections, destroying civil liberties, casting suspicion at every ‘Other’ and growing our archipelago of immigrant detention.

(Photo Credit: MIT)

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