Health inspectors examine detainees on Angel Island, California. 1917. (Photo: National Archives)

The US Once Locked up White Australians Like Australia Does to Asylum Seekers Today

Last century, Australian “illegals” vehemently objected to being “penned like animals” in conditions that resembled “concentration camps”. Why, then, do we now think it’s acceptable to subject refugees and asylum seekers to much the same fate?

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