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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised By the Drowning Deaths of a Father and Daughter in the Rio Grande

This is exactly what our immigration policy leads to

Credit: People

Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, drowned to death this week while crossing the Rio Grande river in an attempt to reach the U.S. shore and ask for asylum. After they were discovered on…

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John Washington

John Washington

John Washington is a writer and translator focusing on immigration and criminal justice. His first book on US asylum history/policy is forthcoming from Verso.

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