President Biden’s immigration reform proposal at least rhetorically acknowledges the pain inflicted by existing US policy. But it continues to paint immigrants as criminals, instead of workers responding to labor demands and looking for a better life. We should fight for something better.
Karina Moreno is a native of Monterrey, Mexico and an associate professor in the department of urban policy and planning at Hunter College of City University of New York (CUNY).
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