Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.
" The last three decades have witnessed an unstoppable boom in U.S. border spending and many arms, security, and IT firms have made millions as a result."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"In the climate crisis, we must not deny entry to survivors of disasters."

Further

Marking this surreal, mournful, furious Fourth - the "narcissistic travesty" unfolding in D.C., the kids sweltering in their ungodly cages - the hackers at 2600 Magazine have released a list of U.S. concentration camps in hopes of spurring action. To the American slave (and kid in cage), Frederick Douglass searingly said, "Your celebration is a sham... There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices more shocking and bloody than are the people of these United States, at this very hour."

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