Why a ‘nation of immigrants’ must heed the past

The child of a Jewish emigre from Hitler's Austria, Julie L. Kessler writes that Donald Trump's executive order on refugees and immigration returns the United States to some dark chapters of history

February 2, 2017 2:52 PM (UTC+8)
A Syrian family is carried to safety from areas controlled by Islamic State jihadists near Raqqa in Syria on November 9, 2016. Photo: AFP/Delil Souleiman
A Syrian family is carried to safety from areas controlled by Islamic State jihadists near Raqqa in Syria on November 9, 2016. Photo: AFP/Delil Souleiman