I came across the following post that perfectly crystallizes the unfeeling cruelty of our immigration system that has resulted in nearly 3 million deportations since Obama took office, and felt compelled to share it.


Todd Miller has researched and written about border issues for more than 15 years, the last seven as an independent journalist and writer. He resides in the Mexico-U.S. borderlands (Tucson, Arizona), but have also spent many years living and working in Oaxaca, Mexico. His work has appeared in the New York Times, TomDispatch, Mother Jones, The Nation, The Providence Journal, Guernica, Al Jazeera English, and Common Dreams, among other places. He is a contributing editor on border and immigration issues for NACLA Report on the Americas and its column “Border Wars”. His first book, Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security, came out in March 2014.