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September 27, 2011
“No Human Being Is Illegal”: This is a phrase I’ve seen emblazoned on t-shirts and bumper stickers. It is a response to the vitriolic anti-immigrant sentiment that labels those without official papers as “illegal.” Over the past decade the political debate about immigration has heated up as money has been poured into securing our borders and rounding up supposedly “illegal aliens.” Although federal legislation to address immigration has been at an impasse, localities and states are forging their own path: criminalizing, detaining, and deporting anyone without documentation. As part of We...