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Raleigh News & Observer: Prof Argues for Compassion in Immigration Debate

by Davidson College

Matt SamsonMatt Samson, assistant professor of anthropology, makes the case that better questions will lead to better answers in the controversies surrounding immigration into the United States from Central America.

"What if we talked about family reunification and reform at least as much as we talk about law and security? Better questions might lead to clearer solutions. Moreover, they would make our discourse more humane and reflect our better values as a people," he writes.

Read "In immigration debate, compassion should have a place."