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These Progressive Icons Would Not Be Welcome In Their Own Movement Because Of Their Views On Immigration

Hayden Daniel Deputy & Opinion Editor
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The call for a lax immigration system, and even open borders, has become a staple of progressive rhetoric. To call for deportation of illegal immigrants or even for strong border security is considered anathema in the modern progressive left. However, some of the historical luminaries of the progressive movement did not share their inheritors’ enthusiasm for a lenient immigration system and porous borders.