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Articles in Race tagged with Immigration

Tobias Hübinette

The recent electoral success of a party with Nazi origins must be understood as part of the long history of white Swedes’ desire for racial homogeneity.

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay
On language and belonging.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Celebrations of multiculturalism obscure the country’s settler colonial history—and the role that immigrants play in perpetuating it.

Ryan Fontanilla
Coast Guard techniques for blocking Haitian asylum seekers have their roots in the slave trade. Understanding these connections can help us disentangle immigration policy from white nationalism.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
The violent theft of land and capital is at the core of the U.S. experiment: the U.S. military got its start in the wars against Native Americans.
Robert L. Tsai
The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.
Stephen Kantrowitz
We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.
Elizabeth Cullen Dunn

Refugee camps, intended to be temporary, host people for an average of 12 years.

Claude S. Fischer
Below the surface–and sometimes above it–a lot of today’s debates around immigration reform are about cultural assimilation.
David Bacon

Migrants are dying as they cross the Mediterranean. Is there a better way?

With photographs by David Bacon.