Let’s Not Pretend We’re Keeping Our Promises on Asylum

By Megan K. Stack for the New York Times

July 2, 2022

Let’s at least stop being disingenuous. Let’s admit that our asylum process has become a myth and that we are the most flagrant undoers of our own ideals. We should expand legal pathways to immigration, raise the ceilings, accept our fair share of refugees, hear the cases, keep our word. We should go back to trying, which was ugly and imperfect but still gave some people a fair shake.

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