A Political and Literary Forum
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
Islamophobia is a shared project of the Democrat and Republican parties, long preceding the rise of white nationalism and Trump.
John Bowen, Aziz Rana
A pluralistic democracy is built on debate, disagreement, and wakeful action. This forum begins the conversation.
Daniel Borzutzky and Solmaz Sharif explore the poetics of war and exile, pushing the boundaries of a national literature.
Undocumented immigrants face horrible conditions in U.S. detention, with little legal recourse.
For many EU citizens in the UK, the Brexit vote means the end of home as they know it.
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David Theo Goldberg
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