Tuesday, July 22, 2014

How Immigration became illegal

Immigration has once again become the issue of the day. Children are pouring across the border. Misinformation is rampant and our national attitude has become mean spirited. We say we are a nation of immigrants, yet what we really mean by that seems very different than the current reality.

We have a system that has grown inefficient, prejudicial and disconnected from the very human concerns of people seeking a better life. Aviva Chomsky has been active in Latin American solidarity and immigrants’ rights issues for over twenty-five years. She examines where we are today in Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal.

My conversation with Aviva Chomsky:




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