Throughout this country’s history there have of course been systematic efforts to create an official underclass.
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Here's a proposal, offered only partly in jest: no resident of the United States, whether born here or abroad, should get to be a citizen until age 18, at which time each such resident has to take a test.Eric Liu
In the end no segregationist scheme has withstood the force of a simple idea: equality under law.Eric Liu
Have you ever watched someone become American? Last week, at a national citizenship conference I organize, thirty immigrants from 17 countries swore an oath and became citizens of the United States. It was a stirring experience for the hundreds of people in the room.Eric Liu