The Minuteman Project is an activist organization started in April 2005 by a group of private individuals in the United States to monitor the United States – Mexico border's flow of illegal immigrants. Co-founded by Jim Gilchrist, the name derives from the Minutemen, militiamen who fought in the American Revolution. The Minuteman Project describes itself as "a citizens' Neighborhood Watch on our border", and has attracted media attention to illegal immigration.
... CASA was determined to track the leadership of a local unit of Minuteman Project, caused controversy ... The Maryland Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, a non-governmental watchdog group, photographed and videotaped employers hiring workers at day-laborer sites run by CASA, with the intent of ... this statement, saying that his threat to picket schools attended by Minuteman members' children was a "misunderstanding" made in anger ...
... The Minuteman were depicted in the West Wing episode "Message of the Week" Doug Wilson poses as Minuteman to help out Andy Botwin's coyote service ...
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