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Suzanne Enzerink

Suzanne Enzerink

Suzanne Enzerink writes and teaches about racial ambiguity and triangulation in literature and film. Born and raised in the Netherlands, she now lives in Providence, RI, where she is a Ph.D. candidate in American Studies. Her writing has appeared in publications such as The Rumpus, AAIHS, and American Quarterly. You can find her on Twitter @suzanneenzerink.

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The 1917 Immigration Act That Presaged Trump’s Muslim Ban

Prohibitive laws like the 1917 Immigration Act barred many Asians from entering America. Cultural fears still determine who "deserves" to migrate.