Tag Archives: immigration

Aiding Central Americans is the Ethical Thing to Do

The U.S. has a duty to compensate the people of Central America whose tragic circumstances it helped create.

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Immigration: Biden’s Biggest Foreign Policy Test

Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.

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Lebanon, Dreamland

For all of their original home country’s great history and culture, and the beauty of its landscapes, Lebanon remains a destiny of desire for emigrants, but no more.

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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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