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How does the representation of immigrants in the media affect the outcome of immigration cases?

This question challenges readers to examine the rhetoric devices used in the media and analyze the degree to which they reinforce negative stereotypes. The author frequently points out the bias in mainstream media for portraying immigrants as dangerous and a nuisance to deal with, rather than individuals seeking asylum from harm. She also makes connections between the portrayal of immigrants in the media and the way in which the government responds to the public concerns, citing the language of encroachment and trespassing as contributing factors to the view of child immigrants as barbaric and uncivilized.

Should the immigration of children into the U.S. be considered a foreign problem or a local concern?

This question encourages students to look critically at the United States' history with other countries in Central America and...

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