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    Immigrant Rights

    Immigration Nation reveals the suffering of migrants at the hands of the US detention and deportation machine

    Jason De Leon, a professor of anthropology at UCLA, explains that one of the metrics used by the authorities to measure deterrence is a rise in migrant deaths. As De Leon explains, the brutal claim by the authorities is that “people put themselves in harm’s way, they did it to themselves.” The latest total is undoubtedly not complete, since some remains are never found.