Death, Detention and the Dream of Legalization: GritTV Panel on Immigration Reform

July 3, 2009

This show about the possibilities of immigration reform this year was deftly done by the folks at GriTV. Host Laura Flanders steered panelists in what I think is one of the better discussions on this topic I’ve seen. Check out show which includes Mallika Dutt, Executive Director of Breakthrough, Ravi Ragbir who spent two years in immigration detention and is a member of Families for Freedom, Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice and yours truly. Issues hidden away in the shadows of the debate are brought to light and the results are really infromative. So, check it out the clip below! And if you like it, then check out the full episode here.

3 Responses to “Death, Detention and the Dream of Legalization: GritTV Panel on Immigration Reform”


  1. […] HONDURAN YOUTH KILLED BY US-FUNDED MILITARYHonduran Violence, U.S. Aid Test Obama’s Global ImageDeath, Detention and the Dream of Legalization: GritTV Panel on Immigration ReformAlex Sanchez Denied Bail. Prosecution Case Decried as “Weak”Of América Quoted in France’s Le […]

  2. TL Winslow Says:

    The age-old pesky U.S.-Mexico border problem has taxed the resources of both countries, led to long lists of injustices, and appears to be heading only for worse troubles in the future. Guess what? The border problem can never be solved. Why? Because the border IS the problem! It’s time for a paradigm change.

    Never fear, a satisfying, comprehensive solution is within reach: the Megamerge Dissolution Solution. Simply dissolve the border along with the failed Mexican government, and megamerge the two countries under U.S. law, with mass free 2-way migration eventually equalizing the development and opportunities permanently, with justice and without racism, and without threatening U.S. sovereignty or basic principles.

    Click the url and read the details of the new paradigm for U.S.-Mexico relations.


  3. […] I get are evasive or no responses. One person who did actually respond to the National ID question when asked on GRITTV said “It’s perfectly reasonable that the American people to expect that the borders will be […]


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