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Protagonists of the Story

When I visited women in an immigrant detention center on Friday, what struck me the most is how detention takes away even the smallest of acts of agency and freedom, ones we take for granted. As the weather gets colder … Continue reading

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Protagonistas de su historia

Cuando fui a visitar a unas mujeres en un centro de detención para inmigrantes este viernes, lo que más me llamó la atención es como el hecho de ser detenido les roba de aún los momentos sencillos de tomar decisiones … Continue reading

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Changing Roles

In the daily discussion of rights and abuses just before breakfast at the comedor of the Kino Border Initiative, one man began to share about the unreasonableness of his two years in detention, the many abuses he felt he had … Continue reading

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Cambiando de rol

En la platica diaria de derechos humanos y violaciones de esos derechos antes del desayuno en el comedor de la Iniciativa Kino para la Frontera, un migrante compartió su experiencia de una detención injustamente prolongada a dos años, los abusos … Continue reading

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Learning Again to Listen

It is tempting at points to think I have some wisdom to offer. That I have learned from my experience with migrants and should be teaching others. It is humbling to realize that there are still many times when I … Continue reading

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Aprendiendo de nuevo a escuchar

De veces existe la tentación de creer que tengo alguna sabiduría a ofrecer. Que he aprendido de mis experiencias con migrantes y debo estar enseñando a los demás. A pesar de mi orgullo, me doy cuenta que todavía hay muchos … Continue reading

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From the Bus Station

“The United States is wonderful” said one woman after I helped get her oriented to what buses she would take from Tucson to Florida, gave food and snacks to her and her 8 and 9 year old sons, and helped … Continue reading

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