Endgame - DHS "Detention and Removal Strategy"
Published Saturday, July 15, 2006 by Nate | E-mail this post
Sometimes it amazes me what you can find on publicly available US Government websites. I have just finished reading America's official strategic immigration plan titled: Detention and Removal Strategy for a Secure Homeland
It is a dark journey into the jingoistic
minds of a scared population and it is derived from the ivy league brain trusts
of cowardly and reactionary men, who unfortunately call themselves our leaders
. It drips of xenophobia
and its laced with consulto-speak buzzwords to justify it's paranoid extremes.
One part of it in particular had the hackles on the back of my neck standing up with sad and morbid curiosity.
DRO Goal Two – Custody
Management: Provide for the safe,
secure, and humane confinement of
persons detained in accordance with
• Objective 2.1 – Provide safe, secure
and humane detention facilities and
• Objective 2.2 – Optimize detention
• Objective 2.3 – Provide alternative
ICE detention settings and methods.
DRO will develop and implement several
strategies and programs to ensure the
most cost effective and efficient use of
bed space throughout the country while
meeting the needs of its unique and very
DRO will work with other federal
detention agencies as roles and
responsibilities are redefined to
ensure these objectives remain, are
not lost in the shuffle, and continue to
Makes me wonder if they're talking about places like the ones in this video I posted several months ago. FEMA Camps!
The document makes multiple references to the difficulties and costs associated with mass transportation of such a varied, dispersed and diverse group of potential detainees. I find this interesting because the above video documents a facility, explicitly emphasizing the fact that it is built right on a rail and train infrastructure.
The document is a sad yet fascinating read. If they decide to take it down for some reason, I'll post the pdf I saved but you can click on the picture above or here
to read it in all its non