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As of today, the feds can detain anyone who can't prove their residency. Due to actions the state took against me under the last administration, I cannot prove my residency.

I've been arrested, detained, and SWATted all before. I'm not worried about it happening again. What I'm worry about is this time, so many people are being detained that I won't have as easy a time getting out. 1/n

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Our government will move to control our Internet, and at or before that time, I will likely be moved into detention, since I am viewed as a threat to those efforts.

I don't know how much more strongly I can say it. Y'all need to stand up and buck this system, like, today.

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As of today, the constitution does not apply to me. I do not have rights. I do not live under a presumption of innocence. I have no guarantee of a lawyer, or even a court date.

I, and so many other political dissidents across the country, now have no more protections.

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@emsenn To go with the theme of my life, aka #throwmoneyatproblems, I just donated $50 to the ACLU. Their big bold prompt on their website was specifically about fighting Trump's immigration policies. Does this help? I hope this helps.

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@emsenn These complete and utter ghouls. Every act more unconscionable than the last.

I'll hope against hope that you'll be unharmed.

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Unless something massively changes, the Internet will be censored and at such point I will be detained. I've known that as a consequence of my anti-fascist actions internationally since I first began them, I just hoped beyond hope my fellow countryfolk wouldn't have let the risk come home.

You need to operate under the assumption that I will be harmed, and you need to do everything you can to prevent it.

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@emsenn I also understand that the "you" in this scenario is potentially as many as millions of people.

Grim days. I need to be more active.

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@trappleton Assuming your displayed follower count is active:

According to numbers I trust, a number of people equal to that is disappeared into American contentrationcamps /approximately every nine hours/.

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@emsenn @trappleton

thaaaaat is about 1k people a week O_O

jesus fuck

1000/wk = 52k in a year

fuck me humanity is garbage

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@sydneyfalk To be clear the estimates I've heard (from a trusted source, so you hearing it from me is third-hand information!) is 500-1200 a week average over the past three weeks.

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@emsenn @trappleton

k. that's between 1500 and 3600 people FFS.

jesus

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@sydneyfalk The most impactful phrasing I've heard is three an hour: your mother, father, and sister/brother. @trappleton

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@emsenn @trappleton

I gagged a little in reading that.

fuck I wish I could fix this somehow -_-

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@sydneyfalk Sounds like you're educating yourself on how that "how" might be and I think that's where the most-capable-of-fixing-it folk are, too. It's a small consolation because gosh it'd be cool to know the plan, but, at least we're all ignorant and in it together. @trappleton

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@emsenn is your country the real north Korea?

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@u "are we the baddies?"

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@emsenn

What do I do? Voting hasn't worked thus far.

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@rdh @emsenn

spreading the info helps.

if you can even connect with groups doing direct action and get them minor supplies or anything else, I suspect they'd appreciate it.

people in New York have been posting "dollar bails" for people who are being held for a dollar; a lot of times it's folks who might not even have a dollar. or their family can't do the paperwork, or can't. sometimes they'll fill out and pay a dozen at a time.

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@rdh @emsenn

(and I'd bet (a dollar at least!) that a lot of protesters are being held on this stuff if they're being labeled "terrorists" and/or aren't "white enough" for the cops. it could help; I'm not sure if it's ever used for actual violent offenders but presumably that's something that can be worked out in the doing. still researching about it. also not sure if it's a common practice outside NYC.)

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@sydneyfalk @emsenn

I've never heard of dollar bails! I'll look for some of these groups and see what I can do to help. Thanks!

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@rdh @emsenn

(I should clarify, the dollar bail phenomenon isn't new; and I'm not sure groups have actually mobilized on that or if it's just handfuls of individuals. I read a few bits about it and I need to do more research.

But it *may* be helpful, at least in NYC. And groups in any locale will have a better idea of what that locale needs than I ever will.)

(also thank you. I was born in the US and my mom's a resident alien in the US. <3)

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