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Young, All-American, Illegal

August 16, 2010

Young undocumented immigrants thrive in the U.S. -- until they turn 18, and the law cracks down.

Feature

Young, All-American, Illegal
Young, All-American, Illegal
Young undocumented immigrants thrive in the U.S. -- until they turn 18 and the law cracks down.

Current

Crude combat
Crude combat
Can U.S. environmentalists derail a huge Canadian tar sands project that affects this side of the border?
Welcome back, otter
Welcome back, otter
River otters are once again doing well in Colorado.
Monstertruck alley
Monstertruck alley
Imperial Oil's plan to transport gigantic equipment to Alberta, Canada, will require major work on highways in Idaho and Montana.
Sound science
Sound science
Clint Francis studies how the noise of oil and gas development affects the behavior of nesting birds.

Editor's Note

Recognizing unfairness
Recognizing unfairness
Young people dressed in graduation caps and gowns protest for immigration reform.

Uncommon Westerners

Caveman of Southeast Alaska
Caveman of Southeast Alaska
Steve Lewis explores Alaskan caves and works hard to protect both them and the landscape above them.

Essays

Ready ... or not
Ready ... or not
Sometimes a close encounter with wildlife is a little too close for the wildlife's comfort.

Book Reviews

Truth, lies and poetry
Reading the short stories and poems in Sherman Alexie's War Dances is like watching an intricate dance.
Tough justice, hard fate
Tough justice, hard fate
In Brian Hart's first novel, Then Came the Evening, people are trapped in a tragic drama partly of their own making.

Dear Friends

A flood of visitors
A flood of visitors
High Country News gets rain, and visitors; new books from our contributors; Debra Utacia Krol wins award; correction.

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