Monday, August 31, 2009

Can a Mother Lose Her Child Because She Doesn't Speak English?

Time Magazine
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1918941,00.html

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

Can a Mother Lose Her Child Because She Doesn't Speak English?
<http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1918941,00.html>

By Tim Padgett with Dolly Mascareñas / Oaxaca

Can the U.S. government take a woman's baby from her because she doesn't speak English? That's the latest question to arise in the hothouse debate over illegal immigration, as an undocumented woman from impoverished rural Mexico - who speaks only an obscure indigenous language - fights in a Mississippi court to regain custody of her infant daughter.

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