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Depression-era deportations included U.S. citizens; L.A. County officials apologize

"Some 80 years ago, tens of thousands of Mexicans and Mexican Americans living in L.A. County were forced aboard trains and taken south of the border, supposedly to stop them from taking American jobs. On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors formally apologized. “L.A. was...

The Lost Mexicans of the Bastanchury Ranch

"[T]he Mexicans who lived on the Bastanchury Ranch in the early 1930s were subject to one of the largest mass deportations in Orange County history, with hundreds of them in late March of 1933—single men and families, Mexican nationals and American citizens—thrown onto trains bound for...

Canadians Denied Entry to U.S. Due to Depression; DHS Snoops on Canadian Mental Health Records

Two disturbing stories from the Canadian press: Canadians with mental illnesses denied U.S. entry Canadian woman refused U.S. entry because of depression "A document completed by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer says that at a secondary inspection at Pearson airport in Toronto...