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Coronavirus Is Scary Enough for Some People to Risk Deportation

If Brenda, a 30-year-old agricultural worker in Goodyear, Arizona, suddenly comes down with symptoms of the undocumented immigrant, and asked that her last name not be used in the event that the government took an interest in her. This attitudeboth about being identified in general but also about coming forward with health problemsis fairly typical, according to Mariana Magaa Gamero, policy advocate for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights in Los Angeles (CHIRLA). People fearand its a very valid fearthat if youre providing your information to any government entity, that…

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