Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

The Travel Ban is Just for Show—The Real Threat is from Individual Officials Who Can Act on its Discriminatory Message

By Angela D. Morrison* The administration’s revised travel ban represents only the most visible part of the administration’s discriminatory immigration policy. The U.S. immigration system has a sexist and racist history. The travel ban, along with many of the administration’s other immigration policies, builds on that legacy. Because the administration has been so apparent in…

Leaks, Leakers, and a Free Press

By Heidi Kitrosser* President Trump supports accountability regarding his campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia. He is similarly responsive to stories about his administration’s early missteps, including embarrassing phone calls with world leaders and the crafting of the controversial travel ban. The accountability that he has in mind, however, is not for himself or his surrogates. Rather,…

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