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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

New security guards oppress at Texas border hearing

Border Wall Protest outside Homeland Security IES hearing in Brownsville, Texas, on Dec. 12. Photo Jay Johnson-Castro.

By Brenda Norrell
Dec. 12, 2007
BROWNSVILLE, Texas --- There's nothing new about Homeland Security's oppression and silencing of the people. There was, however, a new private security firm on the scene for the so-called Environmental Impact Statement hearing in Brownsville.
Who were those private security guards? They would not identify themselves. "We don't have to tell you who we are," was the response from most of the guards when Texas residents asked. Some of the private security guards said they were hired in a package by Homeland Security, while others said they worked for the company hired to produce the EIS. This company is e2M, headquarted in Denver with offices in San Antonio and San Diego. Read more ...
Photo: Protest in Brownsville/Photo by Jay Johnson-Castro

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