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Harder but Fairer

Reader comment on item: Why the Japanese Internment Still Matters

Submitted by Ryan (United States), Jan 17, 2005 at 04:44

For the last two decades, thousands and thousands of single young Muslim men have come to the U.S., often purporting to attend American universities, which they left after awhile so they could disappear within the general population. Some of them have become U.S. citizens simply by marrying (with no intent of fidelity) naive American women whom they also left after awhile. Others have become naturalized citizens when they took an oath of loyalty in which they perjured themselves. Finding and deporting these men (mostly non citizens), although more difficult, should pose no legal or moral problems and certainly would be more in keeping with our American sense of fairness than the internment of any loyal U.S. citizens.
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