23 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Forget Janet Napolitano; Dismantle DHS

The appointment of Janet Napolitano to the top Homeland Security post has elicited a diverse number of reactions. In a New York Times article, some immigration hardliners are calling it a travesty, NumbersUSA thinks that President-elect Barack Obama could have done worse, while ‘liberals’ think that Napolitano represents a balanced and constructive view, given that […]

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05 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Testimony of Maher Arar – Extraordinary Rendition by U.S. Immigration Officials

This is the PITS. It is a gross violation of human rights, a misguided and miscalculated effort at WHO-KNOWS-WHAT?! Published in the June 17 – Globe and Mail, Canada On my way home to Canada from a family vacation in September of 2002, I was stopped and interrogated at JFK Airport in New York. Within […]

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25 June 2008 ~ 0 Comments

USCIS director answers questions on processing times

Check out the Acting Director of the USCIS (formerly known as INS) making excuses for the slow, inefficient and bureaucratic mess of the immigration system in this country. And within a couple days, he is again bombarded with hundreds of questions about processing times and dates. Just how many people are waiting in line for […]

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