There’s No “Leftist” Case Against Immigration

Capital freely crosses borders — people should too.

A child collects water in a camp for displaced in Cité de Dieu, Port-au-Prince. (United Nations / Creative Commons)

News about the thousands of Haitian refugees at the Texas border has dominated the national conversation in the past week. On the margins of the standard mainstream discourse about immigration reform, there has been a parallel discussion on the left about abolishing borders altogether. When radical…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD