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287(g), 11, 176n10 501(c)(3), 20, 62, 113, 176n11 2010 elections, 10, 116, 167 Abacoa, 18, 20, 123 Akatekos, 45–46, 48, 60 American Baptist Churches (ABC), 62, 177n12 Americorps VISTA, 114 Asociación Maya Jacalteca, 61–62. See also Corn Maya Barletta, Lou, 7. See also Hazleton, PA Barlotta, Robert, 32 Brother Towns, 111, 143 Buckwalter, Roger, 73–74, 84 Bush, George W., 11–12, 149 Camposeco, Jerónimo, 12–15, 43–50, 60–61, 64, 177n1 (ch. 2) Catholic Charities, 17, 70, 79, 82–83, 88–89, 92–93, 112–14, 158, 160–62; administration of El Sol, 113; funds to open El Sol, 88–89, 92; John Levin at, 82–83; tensions with, 113; Tom Bila at, 88; transition from, 113–14 Caulkett, David, 41, 118, 176–77n9. See also FLIMEN Center Street, 3–4, 23–25, 27, 30–43, 63–64, 71; improvements to, 80, 90– 91, 93–95, 111, 157, 169. See also day labor: complaints about Charter Neighborhoods, 3, 18–21, 43, 69, 70, 73, 80–81, 123; Eastview Manor, 3, 18, 39; Jupiter Plantation, 3, 18, 39; Jupiter River Estates, 3, 18, 39; Pine Gardens North, 3, 17, 18, 39; Pine Gardens South, 3, 17, 18, 39 Chavajay, Pedro, 109 church, 14–15, 24–25, 47, 49, 57, 59, 65, 70, 72, 79, 83, 103, 111, 159–61. See also Saint Peter Catholic Church Cleveland, Andi, 103, 108, 165, 167. See also Sunshine Artworks; volunteers CNN, 38 Cochoy, Lenin, 109 code enforcement, 25, 31, 34, 165. See also no-solicitation ordinance Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, 28, 65 Corn Maya, 5, 15, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35, 41, 48, 49, 61–71, 75, 79, 82–84, 88– 89, 91, 94, 104–5, 112–13, 158–62, 165, 176n11. See also Asociación Maya Jacalteca; Camposeco, Jerónimo; Silvestre, Patricio Corn Maya Club of FAU, 5, 14, 65, 82, 104, 110, 159, 160 185 Index criminal alien, 151, 156. See also fears about immigrants CROS Ministries, 104, 109 Daniels, Don, 33, 39, 81, 83, 88. See also Town Council day labor, 3–4, 7–10, 35–37, 68–69, 73, 75, 90, 92, 94, 112, 116, 158, 169; abuse of, 14, 63, 154–57; complaints about, 22–26, 31–32, 37–40, 74, 86, 119, 147, 152–57; demand for, 4, 7, 49, 63, 67, 69, 97, 116, 126, 129–30, 154; hardships of, 26, 63–65, 118, 126–27, 155; target for criminals, 14, 63, 155–57; wages of, 14, 63, 97, 154; wage theft and, 14, 155; workers’ assembly at El Sol, 90–91, 97 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, 132 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), 149 Dobbs, Lou, 38–39 driver’s licenses, 56–57, 64, 74, 129, 139, 168 El Sol: Board of Directors, 76, 107, 110, 114–16; financial contribution to the community, 152; mission, 9, 16, 104, 115–16, 159; as a place of encounter, 110, 123, 134, 142–43, 149, 165–66, 167–70 El Sol challenges, 114–17; advocacy of, 115; costs of, 115; fund-raising for, 114–15; local elections and, 116; mission creep, 115–16 El Sol funding, 68, 82, 88–89, 92, 162; challenges of, 88, 113–15; donations to, 114; media coverage of, 73–74 El Sol location, 36, 81–82, 93; building, 87, 152, 162–63; Lifesong Church, 81, 87, 88 El Sol media coverage. See Jupiter Courier; Palm Beach Post; Sun Sentinel El Sol programs and services, 8–9, 15, 67–68, 79–80, 100–106, 152, 161; arts, 108–10; community service and engagement, 80, 107–8, 120; computer literacy, 80, 97–98, 104, 145; English as a second language, 96, 98, 105, 111, 126–27, 153; financial literacy, 14, 97, 98, 155, 168; food, 97–99, 103; health, 103, 153; identification cards, 97–98, 156; legal, 100–103, 155, 157 (see also Hanson, Jill); native literacy, 96, 105 Farmingville, NY, 8 fears about immigrants, 7, 9, 22, 26, 32, 37, 73, 76, 83, 148–49, 152–53; crime, 7, 8, 10, 23, 33, 40, 63, 76, 85–86, 153–56; don’t learn English, 120, 143, 152–53; drain of resources and tax funds, 38–42, 85–86; hiding in the shadows, 33–34, 153, 156; national security, 10, 42, 64, 74, 153; taking jobs, 40, 85, 119–20, 148, 152–54 Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria. See Fiesta Maya Fiesta Maya, 15, 45...

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9780299291037
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833301928
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2013-05-19
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