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A US immigration history of white supremacy and ableism

Ableism and white supremacy form the foundational framework of US immigration policy.

"[They] all have AIDS" - US President Donald Trump grumbled in June 2017. According to a report by the New York Times, this is how  the president reacted when he learned that around 15,000 Haitians received visas to enter the United States in 2017.

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People protest a pending deportation with a banner that reads "no human being is illegal", outside the federal building in San Diego, California, US.

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