Undocumented 9/11 Ground Zero Workers: Still Neglected, Still Dying

“Are you worried that your deportation would be a death sentence?” I asked. “Yes,” said Mauricio Avila. Mauricio had told me what it was like to be in downtown Manhattan on 9/11: he watched in disbelief as the second airplane hit the towers, and ran when they collapsed. Just three days, he was working at Ground Zero. [caption id="attachment_5024" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mauricio holding up 9/11 Groun ...

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Don’t Use Me as an Excuse to Deport my Mother…

After Comments from Cecilia Munoz comments about her, DREAMer Erika Andiola Responds to Obama's Immigration Advisor: Today, Cecilia Munoz, Obama's Immigration Advisor, appeared on MSNBC with Jose Diaz Balart. She said "the situation at the border that happened over the summer has been really, really, heavily exploited by the other side of the aisle," that the "political dynamic had changed," and that enforc ...

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