We are all migrants. We all come from somewhere.

Migration is as old as our species. The need to migrate transcends political boundaries, which reflect only the aftermath of the last invasion. It transcends war and other conflicts. And it transcends borders that do not reflect the intricate web of life, families, communities, and human populations.

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With Coronavirus, ‘Health Care for Some’ Is a Recipe for Disaster

In late January, as the new coronavirus was making its first incursion into the United States, the Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration’s contested “public charge” rule, which enables federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants who use social safety net programs. The decision received scant media attention, in...

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The Real Costs of Trump’s Big, Beautiful Wall

During the presidential campaign, “Build the Wall,” was a repeated refrain that got applause from Trump’s supporters. Trump mobilized his base with falsehoods about our southwestern borderlands being a lawless region even though FBI and local law enforcement statistics clearly showed that we have less violent crime than most America’s...

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