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September 27, 2011
“This is not what I was taught the American Dream was. The American Dream in my eyes is everyone having equal rights…. I just want to let America know that this is not fair, what they’re doing to us is not fair, because my dad was stopped for no reason. I don’t think that wearing landscaper clothes and having brown skin [is] a crime.” This is a quote from Anna, a high school student in Burlington, Washington, whose father ended up in deportation proceedings after an encounter with the police. She told her story along with dozens of other courageous witnesses at a series of hearings that the...