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I Feel a Pang

By posted at 2:30 pm on January 24, 2016 0

“There was a plan a few years ago, during the crisis of unaccompanied minors arriving on our southern border, to send a copy of The BeastÓscar Martínez’s extraordinary account of Central American migration to the U.S., to every member of Congress. How many of them read it? And how many of those who read it changed their position? Did any anti-immigrant populist show an ounce of humanity or generosity as a result?” Daniel Alarcón, author of At Night We Walk In Circles, on recommending a book to the president.





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