Articles tagged with immigration

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Robert L. Tsai

The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.

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Marta Figlerowicz

A new anthology is dedicated to the scholar who saw nostalgia as a radical rebellion against modern ideas of time.

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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.

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Robert L. Tsai

Jeff Sessions is fond of citing the Bible to support the persecution of immigrants, in stark contrast to a long tradition of biblical interpretation.

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Robert L. Tsai Calvin TerBeek

We can’t fully appreciate the current anti-immigration moment without understanding the decades-long investment by right-wing movement politics.

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Felicia Wong

Political lessons from the state of resistance.

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Matthew Longo

It is an ever-widening surveillance zone that turns borderland citizens into guardians of the state.

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Maytha Alhassen

Trump’s Muslim ban was not just an abberation: U.S. citizenship has long been predicated on whiteness as it was understood in 1790.

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Joseph H. Carens

The moral right of states to apprehend and deport irregular migrants erodes with the passage of time.

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Lauren Carasik

A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.