Caitlin Dickerson

The Atlantic

Dickerson will complete a book examining the impacts of deportation from the United States, a process that has upended the lives of millions of immigrants and their families and created a permanent underclass of workers living in fear. Dickerson documents that our reliance on these workers quietly lowers the cost of goods and services in the U.S. economy, an uneasy bargain supported by a multi-billion dollar industry in the service of enforcing deportation or capitalizing on these workers.


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