NYCLU, Coalition Partners Demand End to Troubling Border Patrol Tactics

The New York Civil Liberties Union today joined a coalition of immigrants’ rights and civil rights organizations in urging Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to take measures to ensure that the U.S. Border Patrol’s enforcement tactics along the northern border respect people’s constitutional rights. “Upstate New York is not a Constitution-free zone,” NYCLU executive Director Donna Lieberman […]

POPs Pollution info related to all of us, and specific to the people of Akwesasne in New York’s North Country

Minimizing Harm to Human Health Resultant from Persistent Organic Pollutants Contamination of the Environment: Focus on Akwesasne (excerpt from) POPS Cancer Hazard website Contamination of the Global Environment [The impact of POPs Pollution on all of us…] During the past 100 years the manufacture and use of certain halogenated hydrocarbons has gradually led to the […]

Border Patrol makes upstate NY a Constitution-free zone

NYCLU Report Reveals Troubling Border Patrol Tactics in Upstate New York  The U.S. Border Patrol is using aggressive policing tactics far from the border in upstate New York to increase arrest rates with little regard to New Yorkers’ constitutional rights and freedoms, according to a report released today by the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, the New York […]

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