Illegal Immigrants Blockade Atlanta Office to Halt Deportations

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, November 19, 2013

Illegal immigrants blockaded a federal office that handles deportations in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, and later in the day others in Chicago chained themselves to the wheels of a bus they said was headed to the airport on a deportation run.

The moves were designed to call attention to President Obama’s deportation policies, which the immigrant-rights activists say have gone too far. They want the president to use executive authority to stop almost all deportations.

“Undocumented, unafraid,” the protesters chanted in Atlanta. “No papers, no fear.”

Late last week, the Obama administration said it would allow illegal-immigrant relatives of U.S. troops and veterans to apply for “parole in place,” which would allow them to remain in the country. The activists Tuesday said they want the same considerations for all illegal immigrants.

“If the president can stop the deportations of military families, he can stop breaking apart other families as well,” one of the Atlanta protesters, Marisela Medina, said in a statement issued by the organizers as the protest was underway. “All my children think about is the day I could be taken away. Instead, the president should grant relief to my family and all families. What is he waiting for?”

Similar protests have hindered immigration authorities in Arizona, California and Louisiana in recent months. They are all part of the Not One More campaign.


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  • What deportations?

    • Pro_Whitey

      Good question. By the way, I support reunification of families – in their country of origin, not the U.S.A.

  • Manaphy

    “Undocumented, unafraid,” the protesters chanted in Atlanta. “No papers, no fear.”

    This is exactly the climate that Obama and the RINO’s (and the unmentionable ethno-religious tribe) have created in America.

    • seapeaMP

      Africa for the Africans, Asia for the Asians but White countries are for EVERYBODY!

      • Erasmus

        And Sing Sing for Obama, the dems and the Rinos.

  • Manaphy

    Illegal Immigrants. Blockading the offices that Americans won’t.

  • In Chicago they protest every Monday at DHS, at Clark & Congress.

    The only people ever driven out of the compound are in prison buses.
    These are not people that deserve being protested for.

  • Spartacus

    “Undocumented, unafraid,” the protesters chanted in Atlanta. “No papers, no fear.”


    Your country seems to be collapsing at an alarming rate . May I suggest you give my secession suggestion a little more thought ? But hurry up about it.

    • DonReynolds


      • Alexandra1973

        I say all 50 states should secede, and then decide if they want to form a confederation with other states, and which states at that. Scrap it and start over.

  • rowingfool

    Chained themselves to a bus in Atlanta, hmmmm.

    Let’s see. 1200 miles to Mexican border at 3 miles per hour….

    • Alexandra1973

      Pfft. Put the pedal to the metal.

  • DonReynolds

    Here they are on a platter, announcing to the world that they are in the country illegally, ready to be scooped up and shipped out.
    The next time the silly bastards want to stage a demonstration, back up the paddy wagon and fill it ……. next stop boys and girls is sunny Mexico. Don’t forget your box lunch.

    • Alexandra1973

      And stick el presidente de Mexico with the bill. Gas money.

  • bigone4u

    Obama is chomping at the bit to give them what they want, plus a whole lot more. But he prefers to do so with minimal publicity. So, these dimwitted Mexicans ought to go back to mowing yards and cleaning hotel rooms, if they aren’t just a bunch of publicity hounds, and let Obongo operate under the radar screen..

  • Truthseeker

    They’re killing their own narrative about being some downtrodden group “living in the shadows.” Since they openly flout the law, those who have brains should be able to see clearly that they don’t deserve our sympathy and are nothing but criminals.

    • M.

      It’s true. But those who yell louder generally end up winning, no matter what they’re yelling. And the lower races tend to yell louder.
      I still hope the people will remain rational on that one and see them for what they really are.

  • DaveMed

    “…chained themselves to the wheels of a bus…”

    Technical question – could the bus still drive? If it could, I see no problem.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Who’s going to stop them?

    In the 15 months DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has been in operation, over 400,000 illegal aliens have received legal status through the program.

    The fallout from releasing or not detaining so-called low-priority aliens has inflicted serious damage on American society, as detailed in a recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) report. CRS …found that ICE took no action against more than 159,000 non-citizens who were arrested by local officers and flagged by the federal Secure Communities program.

    That they are allowed on the Washington Mall when citizens are not shows the utter contempt this regime has for American citizens.

    ‘All my children think about is the day I could be taken away.’

    Me too, and I hope soon.

    • Erasmus

      I no longer care how much mama or papa’s deportation would break their children’s hearts. It is my children and my grandchildren and those of my fellow law-abiding Americans for whom I’ll save my tears.

      By allowing this invasion Obama, Bush, and the democrats, republicans and everyone who’s worked to subvert the rule of law by giving encouragement to the legal aliens has sold this country’s future down the drain. They are all traitors, and history will label them so.

      • Stevee

        I come to hate this God Damned country, to hell with it.

  • MBlanc46

    Self-admitted lawbreakers regularly demonstrating in our streets with impunity. What an indictment of our legal system that is.

    • Erasmus

      This is why law-biding citizens now recognize this country is a joke and no longer give a damn how much longer it manages to hold together. Why worry about dangers to the country’s civic health and survival from without, when the biggest threat to the country is our own American “leadership” ?

      • Non Humans

        You put the quoties around the wrong word:
        “American” leadership.

      • MBlanc46

        I think that the only solution is that we law-abiding citizens start doing some demonstrating.

  • Are they saying now that Georgia and Illinois were once part of their mythical “Aztlan”?

    • ThatguyinTN

      They don’t have to make that claim. They practically have CA and they won’t be happy until they get the entire country. I doubt they really think they can do much in Georgia or Illinois because they don’t have enough of a foothold there yet, I feel like they are trying to slowly acclimate the states with their BS so people will quit paying attention to the ‘business as usual’ then they can set up shop with no notice. Kind of like CA. Arizona will be next, Texas will be too big to take whole so they will work the states around Texas and basically cut it off and starve it out from the rest of the country til they can get it piece by piece. I may be wrong but that’s my idea of how they are working it.

  • Brian

    The brazen nerve of these a*******. It doesn’t even occur to them that they broke the law coming here, or that we might not want them. No, the only question is ‘what’s taking el presidente so long to give us what we want?’

  • Greg Thomas

    Illegal invaders continue to terrorize our federal government and they do nothing about it. What a bunch of cowards. So much for “living in the shadows.”

  • Massif1

    The local authorities and ICE are not doing anything against “illegal” his-panic population. If an American citizen was protesting outside Mexican courthouse he’d be already tortured in prison.


    We are told by liberals that America is a “racist” society. So why are these folks demanding to be allowed to stay in a racist society? Why do others willing to cross a burning desert to come to “racist” America. Something doesn’t compute.