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Jesús G.

After work and dinner at a friend’s house, Jesús was driving home at 10pm when a police officer directed him to pull over. The road was dark and curvy and unlit and he had some difficulty finding a place to pull over, but he did so as quickly as he could. The officer asked for… read more

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Maria

Maria was on the freeway when she had to pull over because she ran out of gas. Her 4 and 6-year old children were with her. She was waiting for a friend to arrive to help her, when a police car pulled up behind her. The officer walked up to Maria and asked for an… read more

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Yesenia

Yesenia, a mother in her 30’s, was walking home from the supermarket in her neighborhood at dusk. A Border Patrol agent stopped her and asked what she was doing. She said she had been shopping and was headed home. He asked her for her ID. She didn’t have one. He said there had been a… read more

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Jesús R.

Jesús came to the United States from Mexico as a young boy in 1977. He has lived, worked and paid taxes in Pima County every year since 2000. He has always paid his rent. He works and supports his wife and 2 young children. And, his employer has promoted him several times. One day, on… read more