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By Tom Barry

The Tea get together and its allies have a good time the rogue states of the Southwest as a version for the state of their go-it-alone posturing and hard immigration-enforcement speak. In Border Wars, dogged investigative journalist Tom Barry records the prices of that version: lives misplaced; households torn aside; billions of wasted tax funds; vigilantes prowling the desolate tract; and monetary crises in towns, counties, and states. Even worse, he warns, the total state hazards following their lead. As Barry explains, the shortcoming of coherent federal coverage on immigration and drug warfare behavior and the uncritical include of all issues within the identify of nationwide protection has opened doorways for opportunists from boardrooms to governor's workplaces in Texas and Arizona. Corporate-prison magnates eagerly swallow up undocumented immigrants into taxpayer-funded dungeons, border sheriffs and politicians exchange on electorate' fears of Latinos and "big government," and pro-business coverage institutes and lobbyists conflict the general public curiosity. Border Wars bargains a stark portrait of the household price of failed federal management within the post-9/11 period.

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All rise,” intones the court sergeant at arms, and the immigrants stand up, following the Spanish echo of their bilingual courtroom manager. Over the past day or two, each prisoner has told his or her story in a few minutes to a paralegal who has organized a two-sentence defense. S. criminal justice system, immigration law provides no guarantees that all accused have the right to a court-appointed lawyer. Those facing criminal charges in federal court for immigration violations, however, do get free legal defense, but it is pro forma—a windfall for many regional attorneys who thrive on government fees for nominal defense work.

Within a year, MTC terminated its contract with the county, also claiming it was losing money. Three years later, when seeking to renew its Reeves County contract, PNA submitted what was at best a misleading statement about its history of providing correctional health care. ” The riots at Reeves brought PNA’s medical services to the attention of the Austin-based advocacy group Grassroots Leadership as well as the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, both of which are now focusing on reform efforts.

PNA and prison operator Management and Training Corporation (MTC) were the subjects of a federal civil rights investigation into conditions at Santa Fe County Detention Center, which houses a large population of Native American inmates. The investigation was sparked by the suicide of pretrial  border wars inmate Tyson Johnson, who suffered from severe claustrophobia and other mental illnesses. ” Thirty-eight of the 52 identified deficiencies related to medical services. According to the report: The Detention Center, through PNA, provides inadequate medical services in the following areas: intake, screening, and referral; acute care; emergent care; chronic and prenatal care; and medication administration and management.

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