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An Iowa DACA recipient may get deported over $10 worth of pot

As Kelly Macias wrote this past June, the criminalization of marijuana “sends more black and brown folks to prison and for longer, harsher sentences than it does white people … regardless of the fact that both blacks and whites use the drug at   equal   rates.” In Iowa, this racist war on drugs—one that Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is hellbent on escalating—may get an 18-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient  deported:  [ Luis Quintana Alvarez ] was riding in a car to Ames with his cousin when they were stopped for speeding.
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