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    Immigrant Rights

    Cecilia Menjívar in Mother Jones: “What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Root Causes of Migration”


    Cecilia Menjívar, a professor of sociology at UCLA points out that the conversation around “root causes of migration” often ignores the key role the United States has historically played in creating and perpetuating some of these very drivers of migration it now is attempting to mitigate. “You can’t leave that part out,” she says.