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On the souls of men and horses: Cormac McCarthy's "Border Trilogy"

Note: Rather than a polemic against my nation’s punitive society, reflected clearly enough in our benighted immigration policy, our broken justice system, our mad rush to ecological devastation and/or nuclear annihilation, our increasingly unequal economic regime that punishes our humanity and rewards selfishness and greed – need I go on? 3,636 more words

Local undocumented immigrants react to DACA deal rejection by Trump

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Anger boils over at President Trump after a Washington Post report saying he described African immigrants as coming from “s***hole countries.” The bombshell comment, yet to be denied by the… 196 more words

News

ICE Raids Several 7-Eleven's In Denver Amid Nationwide Sweep

DENVER (CBS4/AP) – Immigration enforcement officers raided six 7-Eleven stores in Denver on Wednesday.

It was part of a nationwide raid meant to crack down on employers who hire undocumented immigrants. 827 more words

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U.S. to End Protections for Some Salvadoran Immigrants

Group was granted temporary permission to stay in 2001 following earthquakes in homeland; their status may be intertwined in other immigration talks

By Laura Meckler and Alicia A. 514 more words

Aging, Undocumented and Uninsured Immigrants Challenge Cities and States

Most older undocumented people lack health insurance. The Affordable Care Act doesn’t cover them, and they don’t qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or Social Security.

Early on a recent morning, men huddle in the Home Depot parking lot, ground zero for day laborers on the hunt for work. 19 more words

Health Insurance

Faces: Mazunte, Mexico

Only a relatively short but seemingly extended journey from Puerto Escondido lies a quiet beach town stitched together by one main road. Often described as being bohemian and laid back, Mazunte thrives on the curiosity of tourists and its fame for being a… 1,347 more words

Social

How the American Meat Industry Exploits Undocumented Laborers

Industrial meat processing is a messy, smelly, unsavory business, which is why it’s highly regulated. Once animals are slaughtered for processing, a team of sanitation workers come into facilities after hours to clean up. 568 more words

Nonfiction