A Political and Literary Forum
We can’t fully appreciate the current anti-immigration moment without understanding the decades-long investment by right-wing movement politics.
Robert L. Tsai, Calvin TerBeek
Political lessons from the state of resistance.
It is an ever-widening surveillance zone that turns borderland citizens into guardians of the state.
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.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Justin H. Vassallo
Charles H. Clavey
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