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Lessons from History on US Border Policy

Expand Central American migrants traveling in a group make their way to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  © 2018 AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd The Exodus story, which Jews will be celebrating this week with the Passover holiday, starts with the “hardened heart” of Pharaoh, who refuses to allow the Hebrew slaves to leave. Tyrants’ refusals to allow oppressed people to flee is a theme of history that continued into the Cold War era of the late 20th century and beyond. The cry of “Let my people go,” has resonated universally as a clarion call for freedom.  President Trump’s decision to cut…

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