This is SAA’s non-statement on the destruction of ICE records, and here’s why it’s problematic. A letter to SAA leadership (which I did send):
I am disappointed in SAA’s decision to “not comment” regarding the destruction of ICE records. Link to statement: https://connect.archivists.org/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MessageKey=eee5b475-51a3-4a98-a06c-326b90c6926b&CommunityKey=3f130ed5-241d-4380-9775-eb85a8ea2cd0&tab=digestviewer#bmeee5b475-51a3-4a98-a06c-326b90c6926b
Given the decision that this would be SAA’s stance I will not continue this email to provide you with arguments as to why I believe this to be deeply troublesome.
Instead, I want to alert you to where you’re opening yourselves up for future trouble. At the end of SAA’s statement, this is said:
“The Executive Committee’s...