kyledeb: February 2009 Archives

I came across the most extraordinary article in the New York Times this morning.  I've long known that unauthorized migrants pay billions in taxes, but I never thought I'd see law enforcement officials effectively punishing them for it.

The Weld County Sheriff's Office in Colorado has raided the offices of a local business, Amalia's Translation and Tax Services, in an attempt to crack-down on "identity theft" by unauthorized migrants.  The Postville raid taught us what pursuing unauthorized migrants for "identity theft" really means. 
I trust everyone has noticed the fresh perspectives on Citizen Orange.  I can't tell you how refreshing it is to have strong female and migrant voices displayed prominently on this page.  Read more below the fold.