Immigration activism – like everything else – happens in the context of state violence, and it is naïve to think that getting legal status will shield us from the violence Black bodies, PoC bodies, and LGBTQ bodies are systematically subjected to.
The death of Thomas Eric Duncan – the first Ebola death in the United States – has caused a firestorm in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area as well as around the world. Of focus is increased racism and xenophobia (see this headline?) toward African immigrants as a result of the Ebola epidemic, which has killed over […]
Immigration “reform” is no stranger to Anti-blackness. The purpose of this article (and ones in the immediate future) is to refine a position that does not get as much play as it ought to – the motif of anti-blackness as it applies to immigration policy discussions. In “On Reifying Anti-Blackness Through So-called Immigration “Reform”” – […]