What To Do About Immigrants? Let Them All In.

I have just turned off the second segment of Ken Burns’ documentary on America and the Holocaust because it was too depressing to see newsreels of public meetings in America during the 1930’s where speaker after speaker got up and exhorted the audience to fight against letting Jews from Germany emigrate to the United States after Kristallnacht.

My mother and her parents, my grandparents, came to the United States from Eastern Europe in 1923 — their boat docked at a pier in Brooklyn just two months before the law went into effect that would have kept…

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