Peter Skerry teaches political science at Boston College and is a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He is a contributing editor at The American Interest.
It is difficult to resist the temptation to rant against the ineptness and mean-spiritedness of the Trump Administration’s recent border apprehension policies. Yet the moral and ethical obtuseness on display is the product of a long and complex history.
Immigration Outside the Law By Hiroshi Motomura Oxford University Press, 2014, 360 pp., $29.95Hiroshi Motomura, professor of law at UCLA, has written the most thoughtfully and honestly argued brief for a liberal immigration regime in the United States that one is likely to find. Exploring the implications of the Supreme Court’s landmark 1982 decision in […]