Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Immigration Article of the day: Rodrigo's Rebuke: Originary Violence and U.S. Border Policy by Richard Delgado
Rodrigo's Rebuke: Originary Violence and U.S. Border Policy by Richard Delgado, 53 U.C. Davis L. Rev. Online 33 (2019)
Offers a new way to see immigration laws and policies, namely as instances of originary violence. Notes that recent official actions, including travel bans, family separation, and cutbacks in asylum, are examples of both originary violence and the ordinary kind. Shows how the two are connected and proposes a number of means to attack them.