j  leggett

a story about a us citizen harming a non citizen


This is part of a larger project to re-name immigrants of which we are all one.  From out of the shadows and into the light, documented human. There is no legal significance attached to the term “illegal immigrant.” There are, however, serious social and political consequences for the repeated use of this term and the necessary dehumanization it brings. Meanwhile Congress has repeatedly failed to modernize immigration policy which, like health care and retirement, is based on old ideologies and ancient superstitions about human behavior and decision making.

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