Despite America’s self-image as a land of immigrants, over its history, the United States has deported more people than any other nation in the world. Yet migrant workers have found ways to sabotage the deportation machine to win their dignity and rights.
Adam Goodman is the author of The Deportation Machine: America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants.
The Biden administration has made some encouraging noises on immigration policy. But activists are tired of talk — they want to see action.