December 8, 2005
Looking for a Home: Convenience Story: (top) Illegal immigrants gather in front of a 7-Eleven in Seaside in search of day labor because it’s one of the easiest ways to find work. Brushes With the Law: (left) Undocumented local painter Manuel Juarez keeps getting his cars impounded. A New Leaf: (right) Carmen Angel migrated to the US in order to earn the money to provide her kids with a private education. Raul Vasquez
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A half-million immigrants came into the US across the Mexican border this year in search of work. Some will stay. And one way or another, they will become Americans.
Drive along any rural road or highway most months of the year and you’ll make them out just below the horizon: a raft of bobbing heads floating behind a tractor. Or carrying heavy boxes of ...