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Abstract

Trainloads of Mexican laborers imported daily by American railroad capitalists, backed by the might of Congress . . . Sal, an Arizona high school graduate who was brought to the United States by his parents at the age of three, deported for the crime of jaywalking . . . Social workers at the border identifying migrants by their lack of shoelaces, anticipating that the Department of Homeland Security will have removed such suicide hazards. . . A deported Guatemalan woman's parental rights over her infant son terminated swiftly and obscurely, based on a tenuous legal theory of "effective abandonment" . . . A perverse and
unconcealed alliance between the private prison complex and languishing border towns, feeding into the latest draconian outcomes of American immigration law...

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