Gaiutra Bahadur is a journalist and book critic who writes frequently about the culture and politics of global migration. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, The (London) Observer, The Nation and Ms. magazine, among other publications.
In California and Arizona, the anti-immigrant radical right is using the Tea Party to recreate itself.
Tens of thousands of immigrants rallied in Washington, DC, this weekend to push stalling lawmakers to take action on legalization and end deportations.
Does living in mixed communities make people less or more vulnerable to campaigning that plays on ethnic and racial divisions?