Out of the Shadows?
Raids by federal agents on five Swift meatpacking plants last December around the country, as well as raids in New Bedford, Mass., in March, called public attention to the fear haunting the lives of undocumented immigrants. As the raids demonstrated, fear of family breakup runs high among the undocumented, with the specter of breadwinners deported and U.S. citizen children left behind in the United States.
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Monk and Poet
Foley award winner John Slater on bonsai trees, Thomas Merton and life at the Abbey of the Genesee.