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The most patriotic act I have ever witnessed anyone perform was what my father did on 9/11.

Then his symptoms intensified. His throat closed up, and he could barely catch his breath. His roommate tried to soothe him, but M., whom I am identifying only by his first initial because of death threats he has received in Honduras, lost consciousness and was taken to the local rural hospital, where he received treatment for anaphylactic shock.

Casa, which opened in February 2019, is one of a handful of Tijuana shelters catering to a group that includes trans women, gay men and mothers traveling alone with children —

I was 16 years old and my brother was 12 in 1961 when our parents put us on a secret nighttime flight from Cuba to Miami.

The night before her 15-year-old son was taken, Leticia Peren remembers putting her hand on his shoulder as they headed for separate male and female quarters at a Border Patrol station in Texas. “Rest,” she told him. “We’re safe here.”

President Biden has made much of his intent to “follow the science,” but an unintended consequence of what appears to be a hasty decision on immigration policy could render U.S. science subpar, slow and uncompetitive, not only on COVID, but on a host of fronts with potentially serious impacts for U.S. competitiveness and leadership for years to come.

As I heard the news out of Afghanistan—the families scrambling to get on American planes, or the thousands of requests for assistance pouring into my office—I was taken instantly back to my childhood.

In 2015, the Census Bureau published a report projecting that by 2044, the United States’ white majority would become merely a white plurality: immigration and fertility trends would lead to America’s ethnic and racial minorities outnumbering its white population.

Black, Indigenous, People of color (BIPOC) lives really do matter in the new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Over the last century, two moments that transformed America and positioned it as the global economic leader were the post-World War II economic boom and the I.T. revolution of the 1990s.