ON IMMIGRATION | I came to America as a refugee. You took me just as I was.

September 21, 2018

Those who advocate abolishing a fundamental characteristic of U.S. immigration — welcoming the tired, the poor, the huddled masses— are neglecting an essential point. When citizenship is purchased with the currency of a marketable skill, it can be cast aside and neglected, like any store-bought bauble that has lost its allure.

Source: By Roya Hakakian, The Washington Post, September 19: Opinion | I came to America as a refugee. You took me just as I was.

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