A Century of U.S. Intervention Created the Immigration Crisis


Those seeking asylum today inherited a series of crises that drove them to the border

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At the margins of the mainstream discursive stalemate over immigration lies over a century of historical U.S. intervention that politicians and pundits on both sides of the aisle seem determined to silence. Since Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 declared the U.S.’s right to exercise an “international police power” in Latin America…

From Medium World article by Mark Tseng-Putterman Jun 20, 2018

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