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Jack Rice - Blog

Jack Rice is a criminal defense trial lawyer who provides legal advice to those charged with crimes in Federal and Minnesota State courtrooms.

 

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Imagine Your Child Traveling Thousands of Miles Alone to Get to You.

It is estimated that there are at least 11 million immigrants that have come into this country illegally. It is also estimated that some 700,000 more are coming every year. However, here is a statistic you may not have heard. More than 48,000 children travel to the U.S. from Mexico and Central and South America every year alone in search of the parents who came to the u.S. in search of work.

We will follow the experience of one young man, Enrique, to better understand the struggle, danger, fears of attacks from gangs, criminals dirty cops, and others, to make it to their parents.

Sonia Nazario is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who risked her own life to follow this story across three countries and 1600 miles, more than half of it on top of trains. She will join the program in the 2:00 hour to discuss Enrique's Journey, and her own.