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Old 12-06-2018, 01:23 PM
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ICE almost deported an American citizen to Jamaica

ICE tried to deport an American citizen. Apparently a case of mistaken identity, but still. This is the sort of thing that makes me really mad.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...=.7d7a624a8009
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:38 PM
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Spoiler alert! The guy was NOT WHITE!

Sorry I ruined the suspense for everyone.
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:45 PM
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Spoiler alert! The guy was NOT WHITE!

Sorry I ruined the suspense for everyone.
Damn you!
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:49 PM
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Spoiler alert! The guy was NOT WHITE!

Sorry I ruined the suspense for everyone.
ICE should just deport a few American citizens back to Iceland or Germany to prove they aren't racist. Then once they get us off their backs they can go back to deporting black and brown people.
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Old 12-06-2018, 02:06 PM
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I'm willing to live outside the law in the US for a while if ICE will deport me to Switzerland. ICE can pretend their mandate isn't based on racism, I get to live in Switzerland, everybody wins.
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Old 12-06-2018, 03:23 PM
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ICE should just deport a few American citizens back to Iceland or Germany to prove they aren't racist. Then once they get us off their backs they can go back to deporting black and brown people.
Don't give them any more brilliant ideas, please. They come up with enough bullshit on their own.
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Old 12-06-2018, 04:30 PM
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The ACLU is suing everyone involved, on his behalf. Good!
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Old 12-06-2018, 04:43 PM
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When The Price Is Right does this, they call it The Showcase.
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Old 12-06-2018, 04:47 PM
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At Krome, Brown told ICE agents that he was a U.S. citizen, and they agreed to look at his birth certificate. His roommate emailed the document to an officer, the complaint reports, at which point the agency “hastily arranged for his release."

“Before he left, they confiscated all the documents they had given him regarding his impending deportation,” the suit maintains.

On April 27, he was freed in Miami, several hours from his home in the Keys. The daughter of Brown’s roommate came to retrieve him.
Well of course they did; duh. They're lazy and/or evil, not stupid.

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Old 12-06-2018, 04:49 PM
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FWIW, the LA Times found that claims of improper detention of US citizens, and findings either by ICE or a court that a detainee was in fact an American citizen, have been dropping since 2013 and reached their lowest point in several years in 2017. At least it seems like the trend is moving in the right direction.
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It's like Johnny Dangerously. How did they pick Jamaica (mon)? Out of any country they could have picked?
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:35 PM
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The senior officers involved have, of course, tendered their resignations, right?
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