SOURCE: The New Republic
Susan Rice's Departure Shows Continuity of Bipartisan Consensus of Punitive Treatment of Migrants
Despite her service in the Obama administration, many migrant advocates saw Rice's policies on detention and family separation as different from Stephen Miller's in tone more than in substance.
The Racist History of Family Separation, and the Lawyers Challenging It
Attorney Kara Hartzler drew on the work of historian Kelly Lytle Hernández to point out the racist underpinnings of the laws defining "illegal entry" to the United States.
SOURCE: Mother Jones
The Original Sin of America’s Broken Immigration Courts
A decision made by Franklin Roosevelt to move immigration services from jurisdiction of the Department of Labor to the Department of Justice laid the groundwork for criminalizing immigration and for abusive practices that came to light in the most recent administration.
Immigrant Families are the Second Casualty of War
by Elliott Young
If truth is the first casualty in war, immigrants follow as a close second. During the first and second world wars, tens of thousands of immigrants in the United States were locked up in prisons as part of a geopolitical game beyond their control.
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