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After United Fruit and the Dulles Brothers overthrew the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz in Guatemala, the company came under a lot of criticism. After all, the fruit companies had only dominated Central America for a half-century, engaging in violence, war, coups, and anything else to dominate the region while forcing workers into horrible […]

Sanctuary

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On March 22, 2017

Today, I am participating in an event at my university about supporting immigrants against Trump’s racist and fascist immigration regime. In preparing for it, I thought this piece on the sanctua

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The morally bankrupt immigration policy of the United States with its Gestapo-like Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency seeking to round up desperate people flies in the face of what this nation should value. The people crossing the border are escaping really horrible things. And now they aren’t coming because the enormous financial investment and personal […]

Deportation

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On May 30, 2016

Unfortunately, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has started another round of deporting thousands of people who have undergone great risks to be Americans, especially Central Americans fleeing horri

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Hondurans migrating north to the United States The flood of children from Central America to U.S. borders that so freaked out conservatives last year has largely abated, but that doesn’t mean Central Americans have stop trying to get to the U.S. As part of our immigration policy, we need to understand why they are coming […]

The Trip North

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On August 4, 2014

Alfredo Corchado has a powerful story of the plight of Central American migrants trying to move through Mexico to get to the United States. Heartbreaking stories about people we should be welcoming in

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