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Artesia On Our Minds -- An Immigration Attorney's Diary of a Detention Camp

Immigration attorney Helen Lawrence, who has helped ACJP families beat deportation cases, recently went to the Artesia immigration detention facility in New Mexico that houses women and children to provide pro-bono legal services.   3,008 more words

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"I'm American, Too" - My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

by Daniel Perez

I wish I did not have to write this piece, but I do. It is indeed necessary that I write this piece because I am sick and tired of hearing the myths and misconceptions about undocumented immigrants that the media feeds the public at large. 571 more words

American Citizenship

Border Kids Relief Project aims to help migrant children

Homeland Security may have recently announced the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border from gang-ravaged countries such as El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala is on the decline. 692 more words


Knocking Out a Wall, Part Two

My final Avalanche column ran a few Thursdays ago and on the same day, my ex came to Alpine. When I opened the door, I gaped. 1,004 more words

Big Bend Country

“There are many misconceptions about the undocumented community, one being that they don’t pay taxes. Another, that undocumented immigrants are only Mexican or align with one political party.”

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Domestic Violence & Undocumented Women: Where is the Concern?

If you look up Domestic Violence facts on google, each website covers the same material.  One in four women have been the victim of domestic violence.  1,127 more words


Web series aims to put a human face on the immigration debate

DREAMers and undocumented immigrant activists are using all means to share with the world just what the life of someone living in the U.S. illegally. 363 more words