When deportations risk lives

The border wall in Nogales, Arizona
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"When Deportation Is a Death Sentence: Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. may face violence and murder in their home countries," by The New Yorker's Sarah Stillman.

Why it matters: This eye-opening piece is one that lawmakers and administration officials should soak in, about "a major legal battle over the U.S. government’s duty to protect prospective deportees who plead for their lives."