Undocumented Immigrants Brace for the Trump Administration
"Earlier this month, I called Roberto Gonzales, a professor of education at Harvard and the author of “Lives in Limbo,” a book based on more than a decade of research into undocumented youth in America. Between 2002 and 2015, Gonzales studied a group of young people, between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two, in California, where undocumented residents make up seven per cent of the population and nine per cent of the workforce. “The most surprising finding, almost to a person, was that there was a really strong link between undocumented status and well-being,” he told me. He mentioned symptoms like chronic headaches, ulcers, and thoughts of suicide, which he said were the demonstrable effects of “having to always look over your shoulder....”"
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