Tag Archives: immigration

Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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Uncomfortable Truths: “No Charge” Immigrants

Trump’s public charge principle could usefully operate globally.

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Donald Trump and the Guns of August 2019

The U.S. President stokes resentment and hate speech wherever and however he can.

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US: Dog Tags for Chinese Immigrants

Seizing on anti-immigrant sentiment before an election is not a new phenomenon in the U.S. It goes back to the 19th century.

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US: China’s Example for Today’s Latinos

Long before Latinos became the target of anti-immigration sentiments, Chinese laborers were in the crosshairs of nativist Americans.

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Why the US Owes Central America

Today’s refugee wave is a direct consequence of past US interference in Latin America’s political and economic development.

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US Policy on Immigrant Children Violates the CRC

The US is the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC — the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Both the Reagan and the Bush Sr. administrations played an important role in drafting the treaty.

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After Merkel: Germany’s Tax State Faces Its Limits

Denying the root causes for the increased frustration of the public with existing policies is not going to regain trust. “Populism” will continue to gain support.

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German Lessons for Britain on EU Workers’ Freedom of Movement

It is ludicrous to blame Angela Merkel’s refugee policies for strengthening the Brexit vote. The wave of xenophobia was the result of the UK’s own administrative ineptitude.

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German Turks: The Third-Generation Surprise

Why third-generation German Turks feel a stronger bond with their parents’ or grandparents’ country of origin than do the older generations.

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