Resolution - Dismissal of Secretary of Homeland Security

WHEREAS, the Director of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, has embarked on a crusade to harass, intimidate, deport, and harm innocent children of undocumented worker families; and,

WHEREAS, Homeland Security and other law enforcement forces have descended on major employers of immigrants forces and have terrorized parents of children, who are left unattended at home and school; and,

WHEREAS, mothers of these children have been imprisoned in detention centers like the “Hutto Detention Center” creating the modern version of American Concentration camps; and,

WHEREAS, many of these children, detained with their mothers, are native born US Citizens;

THEREFORE, LULAC calls for the immediate dismissal of Secretary Michael Chertoff, Director of Homeland Security, for his total failure in the treatment of these U.S. citizen children.

Approved this 11th day of July 2008.
Rosa Rosales
LULAC National President