I’ll tell ya what good I see out of the last few days – it cut through a lot of the stuff otherwise I would have had to try to point out. But now it’s there for everyone to see – Mary Daly,”radical feminism”, Janice Raymond, CATW, Sheila Jeffreys, Prostitution, Control through silencing – it’s all been nicely laid out over the last few days all over the place.
And now I can say that what I worry about, frankly – besides my own self – is the women of immigration, not just to the US, and how if you control the women, and where they go – you control the children, and you control the men too.
I hadn’t seen the official video of this song yet, I dig the immigration/surveillance angle, because like – yeah.
It’s very angry and ranty, or it turned out very angry and ranty because I had to cut it down to under 10 minutes length, and all the angry stuff ended up being where the points were. Took forever. Anyway. It’s over there in my little video thing, “Questioning Authority”. I’m already embarrassed by it. Ugh.
Yeah. This report, released on December 2, is all about these detention centers for illegal immigrants, it goes into some detail about how many come in, how many go out, etc.
Seems like, and I’m not making any guarantees about my reading comprehension at this hour – but seems like, if you get swept up in an immigration raid, you can argue that you shouldn’t be deported because ________ . But you need a hearing, so they schedule it, then they can lock you up, or let you go on temporary probation type stuff with your promise to return for your hearing. The report says that something like 90% of the people come back without a problem for their hearing.
The report says that ICE prefers the more expensive option of putting people in detention centers, but more than that, ICE transfers these people about- willy nilly – away from lawyers and family members – they will send a person from Indiana to a facility in Texas, for example, for the hearing, and the person being detained has to contact a lawyer themselves- paying a hometown lawyer to fly in, or trying to find a lawyer in the new area when they have no contacts.
The result is that something like 60% of non-citizens end up without lawyers to represent them.
It says a bit about children who either are orphans, and how they try to place them in childfriendly settings but there aren’t enough of those places (thanks, conservatives, for voting against funding), or how women get more flipped out when you try to take their children away to a different facility.