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Death in the Desert: Riding With the Samaritans

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This year is one of the deadliest on record in the Sonoran desert, as 214 people have perished trying to make the journey across the border. I rode with Brother David Buer, a Franciscan friar, and a volunteer named David Millsap, as we traversed the desert, loaded down with water, Gatorade, crackers, socks, and medical supplies…

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Arizona is the Hispanic Alabama

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Arizona’s Republican governor and many conservatives may not be aware of the extent to which immigration cuts across religious groups—liberal and conservative. If draconian measures like SB 1070 take hold and opposition gains steam, Republicans may see their 2010 and 2012 hopes evaporate in the summer sun. 

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