In Arizona, Immigrant Deaths Hit Record High

Although illegal immigration is down, a record number of dead bodies were found in the Arizona desert over the past year.

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Immigration Law Reaches Across the Country

Gina Leal said she considers herself lucky. Born in Mexico City, Leal is not only a DePaul sophomore, but also a U.S. citizen. However, while Leal studies anthropology and Latino studies, 90 percent of her family remains in Mexico. While the new immigration law SB1070 applies only in the state of Arizona, it has had rippling affects to the students of DePaul University, including Leal.