- js reader version
- view hidden posts
- tags and related articles
by Justice for Immigrants
Wednesday, Jul. 01, 2009 at 5:25 AM
TOTAL RAIDS (minimum): 28 raids
December 23, 24, 25, 2008: San Bernardino Day Laborer Corner at Lincoln Drive and 21st Street (near Home Depot)
At least 6 people detained by U.S. Border Patrol’s Riverside office
A member of the Centro Cristiano Agape Church in Rialto, said she was holding a prayer service among the day laborers on Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) when Border Patrol agents arrived. She says that one agent sarcastically thanked her for making his job easier by gathering the workers in one place.
Lake Elsinore: various times, including at Latino markets
Ibarra’s Market, twice in December 2008
January 23, 2009: San Bernardino Day Laborer Corner
Several workers detained and deported
January 29, 30. 31, February 1, 2009: Riverside Day Laborer Corner in Casa Blanca, at 91 freeway and Madison St.
11 people detained by Riverside police and transferred directly to Riverside Border Patrol, as many as 19 more taken directly by Riverside Border Patrol
Most detained based on loitering, trespassing (standing in Home Depot parking lot), and riding their bikes on the sidewalk. One African-American person with drug possession was cited and released—he was not transferred to the Border Patrol or arrested. The others were transferred to Border Patrol for “translation and identification” purposes. The police said that they needed the Border Patrol to translate for them with the people they detained and help with identifications. This operation was conducted as a part of the “BP Alert” program where Border Patrol provides identification and translation services to local police departments.
At least one person detained has been released pending his legal case against his detention.
January 31: Moreno Valley Day Laborer Corner @ Home Depot:
At least 6 people detained
This area was also raided a second day during the same time period
San Bernardino Transit Center—Greyhound Buses
Latinos are regularly checked at the San Bernardino Transit Center and removed from the buses.
Corona day laborer corner, near Home Depot: at least one raid in early 2009
February 12, 2009: Riverside Day Laborer Corner in Casa Blanca
Border Patrol detained a minimum of 5 day laborers.
April 22: San Bernardino Greyhound Station
4 patrols of Border Patrol and about 6 officers. They waited for buses arriving from border towns and conducted questioning of people who looked Latino.
April 22: Perris, CA
Perris Police conducted a traffic checkpoint, and detained several people for traffic violations and called Border Patrol. About 11 people were detained and transferred to Border Patrol.
May 14: Cathedral City
4 people were detained by Border Patrol
A couple, including a pregnant woman, who were shopping nearby were also stopped and arrested. They are from El Salvador and have been in the country for 3 years. The Border Patrol set bail for the pregnant woman at ,000.
June 2: San Bernardino Day Laborer Corner at Lincoln Drive and 21st St.
7 day laborers detained by Border Patrol at around 11:30 am (2 were released by the Border Patrol the same day, 4 took voluntary departure, and 1 is challenging his detention)
San Bernardino Police Department was called by the Border Patrol to respond to the scene
June 4: Superior Market on Baseline in San Bernardino
Three people detained by Border Patrol
June 8: San Bernardino Day Laborer Corner at Lincoln Drive and 21st St.
Between 8-10 day laborers detained by Border Patrol at around 9:00 AM
June 9: Several people were detained at the San Bernardino Greyhound station, including a pregnant woman.
June 9: At least one individual was detained by BP at the corner of Gamble and Van Buren in Riverside. He was injured and bleeding from the head. The individual requested a doctor but his request was refused. The Consulate was called for assistance.
June 17: Riverside Home Depot day laborer corner at Madison St.
Between 4 and 6 Guatemalans were detained by Border Patrol in and around Home Depot in Casa Blanca neighborhood, especially near the Los Amigos Market. One couple was said to have been detained as well. (Numbers to be confirmed by Consulate)
One physically ill minor was released into his family’s custody.
This was one day after a community forum where residents spoke out against the immigration raids.
June 17 and 18: High Desert
Several people were detained by the Border Patrol in Little Rock, Barstow and the 40 hwy. One witness said that about 10 people were detained at a Latino market. 4 detentions are confirmed so far.
June 18: Home Gardens area, near Corona Home Depot
9 immigrants detained by Border Patrol
One mother called the local elementary school to say that she had seen the Border Patrol vehicles patrolling the neighborhood as she was walking down the street. Terrified, she abandoned her stroller on the sidewalk and rushed home with her young child. School officials found the stroller abandoned on the sidewalk.
June 18: Riverside Home Depot day laborer corner at Madison St.
From 6-10 day laborers detained by Border Patrol in the neighborhood behind the Home Depot, near the Los Amigos Market. Coordination with the Border Patrol and the Home Depot security guard was evident. (Numbers to be confirmed by Consulate)
June 22: Rubidoux
A raid was confirmed at a bus stop and on a public bus in the Rubidoux area. The Border Patrol boarded the bus, closed the doors and did not allow anyone to enter or leave. They required everyone to show ID. One minor of 17 years was detained and deported the same day even though his parents are in California.
June 23: Ontario day laborer corner on Holt Ave.
6 day laborers confirmed detained at 8:30am in the neighborhood surrounding the day laborer corner – some eyewitnesses reported up to 12 detained.
June 26: Rancho Cucamonga day laborer corner on Arrow Hwy.
1 laborer detained at 8:30 am, another six detained in a house in the neighborhood. There may have been one other detention earlier in the morning.
Report this post as:
LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 1 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
Change Links September 2018 posted
More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre
Site Outage Friday
Change Links August 2018
Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land
More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke
Change Links 2018 July posted
More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena
"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena
Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles
Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert!
Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California
Change Links June 2018 posted
The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years
Unity Archive Project
Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi
CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police
Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies
California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings)
Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico
Change Links May 2018
Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed
GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE
lausd whistle blower
Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images
UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light
Change Links April 2018
More Local News...
Addendum: Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Tucker Did Not Advocate Voting in Businesses
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center Celebrates 25 Years with the House of Hope Gala
Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation!
Cybermonde, cyberguerre, cyberespace, cyberterrorisme
Paraphysique de psychosomatique
Chuck Grassley: Women Abusing, Animal Murdering, Illegal War Supporting Criminal
Finance Capitalism and the Digital Economy
Muselières syndicales, muselières patronales
Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc
Why Choose Nut Milk Over Cows' Milk
Antrhopocène, le grand effondrement
The Dictatorship of Corporations
18 Lethal Consequences Of Hunting
Paraphysique de l'outplacement déontologue
Shopping du bashing
After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again
“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen
Probabilités de fin d'humanité
Florida Area of Migrant Farmworkers Denied Right to Construct Health Clinic near NaplesCIW
Steer clear of work morality!
The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally!
August 2018 Honduras Coup update
Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges
Augusta Georgia Woman Gets 5 Year Prison Sentence for Writing About Russians Crime Acts
Paraphysique de contextualité
Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism
Ex-voto de réification
More Breaking News...