U.S. Customs and Border Protection mounted officers attempt to contain migrants as they cross the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, into Del Rio, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. Thousands of Haitian migrants have been arriving to Del Rio, Texas, as authorities attempt to close the border to stop the flow of migrants. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Kevin Clarke
With the likelihood that migration to the U.S. border will only increase in the near term, U.S. officials need to shore up existing structures and create new ones.
Migrants, many from Haiti, cross the Rio Grande from Del Rio, Texas, to return to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, to avoid deportation from the U.S. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Donna Markham
Not only is the immigration system broken, but the conversation around it is as well. Far too frequently, we become polarized.
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Sarah Burnett — Associated Press
Asked Thursday if there have been times when he had to resolve legal questions that conflict with his Catholic faith, Thomas said it has not been a problem for him.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
Many of the short stories in Danielle Evans's new collection address the reality that so many of our current conflicts center on how to understand, heal from, punish, honor or make amends for past actions.
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Kate Ward
Human beings matter to our common life regardless of whether they are seen as independent and productive members of society.
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Doug GirardotKeara HanlonSarah Vincent
Or at least trying to.