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Immigration

May 22, 2024

Sleepwalking into a humanitarian disaster on the US border

The immigration issue is distorted by political wrangling, misinformation, and dehumanizing rhetoric, which prevents people from seeing migrants as fellow humans who need protection and legal information.

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We are sleepwalking into a growing humanitarian disaster on the US border with Mexico.

The migrant crisis, which has affected millions of lives in just a handful of years, is now, more than ever, the subject of political wrangling, huge swathes of misinformation and polarizing debate. The border itself has also become a hive for criminal organizations to expand their influence in the region. In its current state, it threatens to leave an i...

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