How Trump's Immigration Policies Could Cost The Economy

By Andrea Hernandez


Undocumented immigrants are responding to Trump's crackdown

To get an idea of how undocumented immigrants are responding to President Trump's crackdown, I spoke to Natalia Aristizabal, co-organizing director of New York-based Make the Road, a non-profit organization working with Latino and working-class communities.
"What I've seen from folks is a yearning to fight back," she told me. "Our basic model right now is that we're here to stay and we're not going to go out without a fight."
Arizitzabal noted that resistance is strongest among so-called Dreamers; unauthorized youth who were brought to the US as children, some of whom were granted temporary relief from deportation under President Barack Obama. "Those are the folks I hear even more of a defiant tone of I'm not going anywhere," she said.

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