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weekly roundup – first ever!

Welcome to my first weekly roundup, where I write about things I’ve read, games I’ve played, and things I’ve been thinking about that don’t merit their own blog posts. I’ve read a few interesting articles this week. I discovered the…

ICE

We all know ICE has done terrible things to people, even US citizens and LPRs. And so I think the rallying cry should be: “Ice ICE, baby.” I came up with this while I was sort of listening to a…

participating in persecution

A recent case – Chen v. U.S. Atty. Gen., — F.3d —, 2008 WL 150205 (11th Cir. 2008) – discussed a woman’s application for asylum status. Chen lived in China and worked at a governmental family planning office. Her job…