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For People Fleeing Central America, Hunger May Not Look Like Hunger

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "Public support for Central American migrants is waning, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Yet the plight of Central Americans grows steadily worse. The number…
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The International Politics of Gut Health

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece first published in Scientific American. "For immigrants to the U.S., we need to focus on political and economic structures that ultimately affect the microbiome."
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Countries that welcome refugees and immigrants are happier

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. "The Department of Health and Human Services recently reported that nearly 15,000 children are being held in immigrant detention centers across the United States."
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At Thanksgiving, Trump’s public charge policy threatens food security

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. "Thanksgiving commemorates the idea of the native peoples of North America sharing their harvest to save recently arrived immigrants from starvation."
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For some migrant mothers, there’s no rest on Mother’s Day

Melanie Gleason, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Arizona Daily Star. “Thursday was Día de las Madres, or Mother’s Day, in Mexico. I spent the morning in Nogales, Mexico, running a pro bono…
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Trump’s TPS decision undercuts US goals in Honduras

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the The Hill. “The Trump administration announced on May 4 it was ending Temporary Protected Status for more than 50,000 Hondurans who have been allowed to…
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Warrantless searches of digital devices threaten all Arizonans

Catherine F. Brooks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Arizona Daily Star “Given that Arizona shares its southern border with Mexico, residents need to pay special attention to illegal searches of mobile devices…
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A Safe House for Central Americans in Tucson

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the NACLA Report on the America's "border wars" blog. "On the perilous journey to reunite with their families, Central American women and children find a temporary…
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Why Family Ties Matter in U.S. Immigration Policy

Michelle Tellez, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books. "When I turned 15, my family put together a huge traditional birthday celebration for me, a quinceñeara in my mom’s ..."
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Supporting Guatemala’s anti-mafia fight helps the U.S.

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in the Arizona Daily Star. "If Arizonans are concerned about migration across the U.S.-Mexico border, there is something we can do that is more effective and far less…
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