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Trump’s Muslim ban was not just an abberation: U.S. citizenship has long been predicated on whiteness as it was understood in 1790.
The moral right of states to apprehend and deport irregular migrants erodes with the passage of time.
Joseph H. Carens
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.
Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.
Following the 2014 immigration crisis, Valeria Luiselli began volunteering at a New York City immigration court. This is what she heard.
Immigrants are not committing more crimes than in the past. Rather the definition of “criminal” has broadened significantly.
Alan A. Aja, Alejandra Marchevsky
Stayed or not, Trump's ban highlights the need for strong immigrant rights.
Public safety is precisely why sanctuary cities are a good idea.
For too long we have acquiesced to Islamophobic government policies. The cost of our silence is now clear.
Amna Akbar, Jeanne Theoharis
Refugee scholars in Europe face tremendous obstacles. Now some universities are trying to change that.
Calling the nations subjected to the ban Muslim is sloppy, misguided, and dangerous.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
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Kevin P. Donovan, Emma Park
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