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The Mexican Connection, Part V: Solutions

As Congress works to reform U.S. immigration policy, Katie Arnoldi offers solutions to the problems. Continue reading

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The Mexican Connection, Part IV: The Women

One of the by-products of our archaic immigration policy is the systemic sexual abuse of immigrant women. This happens here, in this country, on U.S. soil, and it happens with shameful regularity. Continue reading

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The Mexican Connection, Part III: The Huddled Masses

If we offer a viable, legal way for people to come and work, and then return to their country at the end of the growing season, we will practically eliminate illegal immigration. Katie Arnoldi and Greg Olear investigate. Continue reading

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The Mexican Connection, Part II: Inhuman Trafficking

By some estimates, the cartels make more money from human trafficking than they do from the illegal drug trade. Katie Arnoldi and Greg Olear investigate. Continue reading

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The Mexican Connection, Part I: Cannabis Wrecks

Marijuana, drug enforcement, the cartels. Immigration, border patrol, human trafficking. Undocumented labor, worker protection, women’s rights. How the U.S. government chooses to manage, or not manage, any one of these issues has a ripple effect on all the others. All are connected, and all flow inevitably from the relationship between the United States of America and the United States of Mexico. Continue reading

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