"If you don't have enough evidence to charge someone criminally but you think he's illegal, we can make him disappear."
Words spoken by James Pendergraph, executive director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of State and Local Coordination in August 2008.
Secret sites across the United States are being used to "disappear" people, as reported by The Nation Magazine.
The Nation magazine is also reporting American Immigration and Customs agents regularly impersonate civilians and rely on other illegal tricks in order to arrest longtime US residents who have no criminal history. ICE agents have posed as Occupational Safety and Health inspectors, insurance agents and even religious workers.
The full article at The Nation Magazine HERE:
America's Secret ICE Castles - December 16, 2009