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My Family Paid Over $30K For Our Citizenship — But That’s Not What Makes My Blood Boil

Beyond the financial cost of American citizenship, the most irreversible damage comes from the immigration system’s ability to break down families and communities. By Priyanka Bansal The American immigration system is the mass commodification of bodies. It views us as investments, rather than humans. It leaves us vying for our own individual rights to security...


Don’t Mourn DACA Just Yet

We must refuse to uphold the colonial logic underlying claims of legal presence and borders. By Natascha Uhlmann The Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is morally repugnant. This much is self evident — no human being is illegal, period. But we can do better. DACA granted a sense of normalcy to...