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As immigration reshapes the face of America, what happens at our borders is increasingly relevant to the rest of our nation. Journalist Ken Ellingwood offers a vivid and informative portrait of the people and the difficult issues that lie at the heart of the U.S.-Mexican border region.
- Ken Ellingwood staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, author of “Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S. Mexico Border"
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