Oct. 11, 2013
Immigrant rights activists said Friday morning they are blocking buses in Tucson, Ariz., filled with illegal immigrants who are on their way to be being processed for deportation.
The activists said those on the buses are part of Operation Streamline, which is an expedited process for removing illegal immigrants from the country. The activists, though, say the program circumvents due process rights.
“Anyone who witnesses Operation Streamline will come away convinced that it is both unconstitutional and immoral,” said activist Roberto Cintli Rodriguez. “There is no justice in that courtroom. It violates every principle the U.S. claims to ascribe to. When humanity is confronted with unjust laws, it is our responsibility to challenge them.”