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Rapid deportations bypassing the courtroom
Yadira Felix (pictured with her grandmother Candelaria Felix) was born in Mexico in 1988 and lived in the United States for 20 years.

Rapid deportations bypassing the courtroom
Nydia already had asylum in the United States when she was twice deported by border officers back to the danger she fled from. A transgender woman from México, Nydia told officers she had status and had been raped and attacked in México when she returned for her mother's funeral. They deported her anyway, and she was kidnapped and raped again. Each year, over 363, 279 – 83 percent – of deportations from the United States are ordered by immigration officers, not judges. Those deported in ...

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América: Hazardous to immigrants’ health?

América: Hazardous to immigrants’ health?
camara America is a nation of immigrants drawn from all parts of the world by the promise of freedom and a good life. But a substantial body of evidence suggests that for the newly arrived, life in the United States can be hazardous to their well-being. When immigrants arrive, they are on average ...
Too many Latino children are uninsured

Too many Latino children are uninsured
camara A recent study last month finds that over 11 percent of Latino children are uninsured, compared to 7.1 percent of all kids nationwide. Study author Sonya Schwartz is a research fellow with the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families, which released the ...
Executive action on immigration: Good, bad, and ugly
I went to bed last week mentally doing a checklist of everyone I know who qualifies and does not qualify under the President’s immigration action. As a community advocate and formerly undocumented immigrant, the word that most aptly describes last week is “bitter-sweet.” While the ...
Taking the fracking fight to big oil

Taking the fracking fight to big oil
camara Rosanna Esparza parks her Prius in a sea of pickups. Across the street a makeshift flagpole has been erected in a truck bed to hoist Old Glory above the palm trees. We’re in Taft, California; a town built on one of the largest oil fields in the country. It’s a fitting place for the local ...
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My mother, Estela, and I arrived in the United States in 1988. I was two years old as she carried me in her arms across... camara
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Detained for the holidays
This fall, Zadia* and her son Jose* came to the United States to escape years of physical abuse by her common-law...
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The roots of rebellion
Ferguson imbalanced the machine as marches sprung out across the nation. When the roots of rebellion shift from the...
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