Thursday, August 18, 2022

"A borderless credit union"

With the euphemism “undocumented” immigrant, the distinction between citizenship and noncitizenship completely collapses. A foreign national who violates immigration laws by sneaking into the country or overstaying a temporary visa becomes someone “without papers,” reducing citizenship—once an honor to be fought for—to a matter of paperwork, with no moral or political significance.

Read "The End of Citizenship" by Michael Lind in Tablet magazine.

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