August 09, 2019

Julia Young, associate professor, history, published commentary in The Hill on how deportation raids are a bandaid, not a solution to illegal immigration. 

...That’s because workplace raids, like almost all of our public policies that purport to address the problem of illegal immigration — mass deportation, increased border security, a border wall — do nothing to address the deeper factors that spur undocumented immigration. Indeed, trying to fix the problem of undocumented migration by rounding up and deporting immigrants is like putting a Band-Aid on a patient with pneumonia...

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