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‘The US isn’t an option anymore’: why California’s immigrants are heading back to Mexico

Years of anti-immigrant policies from the Trump administration have been magnified by insecurities resulting from the pandemic

California’s most vulnerable immigrants have faced unprecedented challenges this year, with some weighing whether it’s worth staying in the United States altogether.

Ten months of a pandemic that has disproportionately sickened immigrants and devastated some of the industries that rely on immigrant labor, combined with years of anti-immigrant policies by the Trump administration have exacerbated insecurities for undocumented people and immigrants working low-wage jobs across California.

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