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Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor and Director of the International Relations Program, wrote a piece for Foreign Affairs on how President Trump has manipulated the migration debate through the use of "extra-factual information," distraction, threat conflation, and repetition. Read more >

Deborah Schildkraut, Professor of American Politics, wrote an essay for The Conversation: "Americans are not as divided or conservative on immigration as you might think". Read more >

Jeff Berry, Skuse Professor of American Politics, and Jim Glaser, Professor and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, wrote an article for the Political Science Quarterly on "Compromising Positions: Why Republican Partisans Are More Rigid than Democrats." Read more >

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