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Faculty Friday: Kathie Friedman on immigration and refugees

December 18, 2015

Does fleeing a war zone make you a refugee? Not exactly. The Whole U published an article about Associate Professor Kathie Friedman and her class on immigration.

“Stop talking about ‘swarms’ and ‘floods’ and ‘tides’ and ‘waves,’” she said, referring to the way politicians and the media have at times dehumanized those migrating in great numbers. “Refugees need to be represented as persons, as human beings, with human faces.”