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5-18-2020

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In the aftermath of 9/11, there was not only the loss of lives of publicly recognized professionals, along with the workers less recognized. The immigrant workers, who worked legally and illegally in the twin towers, and who helped the nation in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. This not only touches upon how these workers helped in the clean up efforts in the aftermath, but also in how there have been changes since, in both the view of these workers and in the laws surrounding citizenship. For those who helped in the aftermath, there have been laws put in place to help them achieve citizenship, in a time where there is strong resentment in the nation for immigrant workers, even though there is a reliance on them, for the cheap goods and services they provide for the nation. This looks into the lives of the workers affected by the twin towers, through those who lost family in the towers, and how the nation treated them in the aftermath of 9/11, and the ripple affect it had.

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May 18th, 12:00 AM

Stories Untold: The Immigrant Workers of the Twin Towers

In the aftermath of 9/11, there was not only the loss of lives of publicly recognized professionals, along with the workers less recognized. The immigrant workers, who worked legally and illegally in the twin towers, and who helped the nation in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. This not only touches upon how these workers helped in the clean up efforts in the aftermath, but also in how there have been changes since, in both the view of these workers and in the laws surrounding citizenship. For those who helped in the aftermath, there have been laws put in place to help them achieve citizenship, in a time where there is strong resentment in the nation for immigrant workers, even though there is a reliance on them, for the cheap goods and services they provide for the nation. This looks into the lives of the workers affected by the twin towers, through those who lost family in the towers, and how the nation treated them in the aftermath of 9/11, and the ripple affect it had.