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Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Life, Death at U.S.-Mexico Border

Julia Stone

August 29, 2013

We met Manuel at the Juan Bosque Migrant Shelter, the only shelter open at night on either side of the border. Earlier that day, he had been dropped off by old school buses that had been converted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to transport deportees from federal detention center...

No More Deaths focuses on humanitarian crisis at border

Julia Stone

April 5, 2012

Recently, immigration has been a highly contested political issue, but six Whitman students who spent one week on the U.S.-Mexico border reveal that immigration and border control is just as much a humanitarian issue as it is a political one. Earlier in January, sophomore Keiler Beers began orga...

No More Deaths reveals humanitarian issues close to home

Illustration: Julie Peterson

April 5, 2012

This column was contributed by senior Lauren McCullough and sophomore Keiler Beers. Americans and Whitman students have a long legacy of being interested in humanitarian crises outside the United States. Live Aid in the 1980s. Sudan. Haiti. Most recently, Whitman students and the broader American public are...

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