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“Immigration Arrests Are Swamping The Court System”

Source: TrumpBeat: Immigration Arrests Are Swamping The Court System | FiveThirtyEight I’ve been brooding over defiance lately–defiance of bad laws and the bad people who are implementing those laws. How do we go about it? Sally Yates was in a … Continue reading

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If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?

I’m working on an article about a greatly heroic man whose act in saving thousands of desperate refugees and immigrants centered on defiance of one of his country’s laws. Actually not a law, but an executive order. I think of … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life regarding American immigrants

Below is a letter I sent a month ago to Eduardo Porter, a New York Times journalist, who has written about the American economy and the effect our undocumented workers have upon it: Dear Mr. Porter: A number of years … Continue reading

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