Illegal immigrants don’t think they’ve been radical enough in their push for a reward for violating our immigration laws. So they say they’re going to be even more radical. Actually, it’s already begun. Fantastic.
The frustration, say immigration advocates, is reaching a fever pitch.
That is why, many say, recent weeks have seen activists use chains and pipes to tie themselves to the tires of buses that carry immigrants slated for deportation to court, block traffic on Capitol Hill and get arrested, surround Tucson police when they targeted two immigrants during a traffic stop, and chain themselves and block the entrance of a federal detention center.
More such actions, they vow, are coming.
“It’s absolutely out of frustration and impatience,” said Marisa Franco, campaign organizer for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, which helped coordinate some of the more provocative actions. “Immigrant communities who are losing 1,100 loved ones every day to deportation cannot wait for Congress to end its political games or for the President to rediscover his moral compass,” she added.
“The people will take power back into their own hands and set a true example of leadership that the Beltway will have to follow,” Franco vowed. (Read More)
After the buses carrying illegals were blocked the judge canceled the deportation proceedings. Instead, those who blocked the bus should have been rounded up and arrested, but apparently the rule of law only applies to some people these days.