Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Sonia Nazario: My family’s refugee story shows that we can have an immigration policy that is both sane and humane.

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Author of the immigration classic Enrique's Journey, Sonia Nazario tells her family's long history of fleeing persecution in the New York Times.  The conclusion reads as follows:

"Americans need to stop whining and to ride Congress to pass this bill. Every one of my fellow Jews in this country should have their hair on fire over this — especially folks like Jared Kushner, whose Polish family, like mine, found safety here.

I often get asked: What part of `illegal' don’t you understand? Well, our laws say we have to help people who are running for their lives. Take it from a Nazario: President Trump is the one who has broken the law."

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2020/02/sonia-nazario-my-familys-refugee-story-shows-that-we-can-have-an-immigration-policy-that-is-both-san.html

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