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Why the United States Needs More Immigrants

John Cassidy writes about the economic benefits of immigration, and the crisis that would face the United States if it attempted to curtail legal immigration.

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Little-Known Writing Residencies

Amy Kurzweil offers a humorous list of little-known writing residencies, including the Kafka House, Post-Partum House, Your Parents‘ House, and more.

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Trump‘s Cynical Immigration Strategy Might Work for Him-Again

Susan B. Glasser writes about Donald Trump‘s immigrations policies and his executive order to stop family separation at the border, and how such policies play to the President‘s Republican Party base.

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This Week

On the five hundred acres of the Storm King Art Center, in Cornwall, New York, the sight of weeping willows or maples is no surprise-but a tropical-palm grove? The palm trees were transplanted by Mary Mattingly, one of the seventeen participants in ‘Indicators: Artists on Climate Change‘ (through Nov. 11). Also featured are sculptures by

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Three Decades of Lifeguards at New York‘s Jones Beach

Andrea DenHoed writes about the timeless visual quality of the photographer Joseph Szabo‘s new book, ‘Lifeguards,‘ a collection of black-and-white beach scenes shot at Jones Beach between 1990 and 2015.

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Tom Valenti Returns with Oxbow Tavern, and Gimmicks to Go at Lucky Pickle

Restaurant Review: Two new restaurants offer very different additions to the Upper West Side food scene.

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‘Leave No Trace‘ and ‘Three Identical Strangers‘

Anthony Lane reviews Debra Granik‘s gripping drama, starring Ben Foster and Thomasin McKenzie as a father and daughter taking refuge from society in a forest, and Tim Wardle‘s documentary about triplets separated at birth.

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World Cup 2018: Argentina Sinks, and Sampaoli Takes Off His Jacket

Anakwa Dwamena on Jorge Sampaoli, the coach of Argentina‘s men‘s national soccer team, and his emotive presence on the sidelines during his squad‘s 30 loss to Croatia in a first-round World Cup match on Thursday.

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Interrogating Melania Trump‘s Statement Jacket and its Fast-Fashion Fascism

Troy Patterson on a jacket worn by the First Lady, Melania Trump, as she travelled to Texas to visit migrant children, which asked, ‘I REALLY DON‘T CARE DO U?‘

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Remembering Koko, a Gorilla We Loved

Sarah Larson remembers Koko, the American Sign Language-trained gorilla who died this week and was a friend to Mr. Rogers, as seen in the recent film ‘Won‘t You Be My Neighbor?‘

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The Office of Refugee Resettlement Is Completely Unprepared for the Thousands of Immigrant Children Now in Its Care

Alexandra Schwartz writes on how the current immigration crisis at the southern border pits the Office of Refugee Resettlement at odds with both Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Never Mind the Children. In Duluth, Trump Celebrates Himself

Amy Davidson Sorkin on President Donald Trump‘s rally in Duluth, Minnesota, this week, in which he praised the results of his summit with Kim Jong Un, accused Democrats of opposing border enforcement, and generally talked up his own greatness.

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Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, June 22-24, 2018: Azealia Banks‘s Rainbow Ball and More

New Yorker writers on what to do this weekend, including seeing Carey Mulligan‘s one-woman show; hearing the dance-floor diva Azealia Banks; drinking whiskey-popsicle cocktails at Loopy Doopy; and more.

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A Physician in South Texas on an Unnerving Encounter with an Eight-Year-Old Boy in Immigration Detention

Amanda Schaffer talks to Alicia Hart, an emergency doctor in South Texas, about her interaction with an eight-year-old migrant child in detention who needed clearance for psychiatric treatment after being separated from his parents at the border.

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Will Donald Trump Help Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador Become Mexico‘s Next President?

Jon Lee Anderson joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how the Trump backlash has helped turn left-wing populism into a dominant political force in Mexico.

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What the Bible Really Says About Trump‘s Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

James Carroll on Jeff Sessions, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and others in the Trump Administration invoking the Bible to defend the President‘s immigration policies.

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Barry Blitt‘s ‘Yearning to Breathe Free‘

Franoise Mouly talks to the artist Barry Blitt about ‘Yearning to Breathe Free,‘ his cover for this week‘s issue of the magazine.

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America!: The Most Annoying State Birds

A humorous illustrated list, by Ali Fitzgerald, of America‘s most annoying state birds.

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Trump‘s Executive Order Creates a New Border Crisis

Sarah Stillman writes about the challenges that migrants, and especially migrant children, will face following Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration.

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The New Border Crisis Following Trump‘s Executive Order

Sarah Stillman writes about the challenges that migrants, and especially migrant children, will face following Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration.

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In Search of Sleep, with Bob Ross

Sarah Archer writes that sleep stories, a feature of the meditation app Calm that combines books on tape with bedtime stories, are the ideal vehicle for Bob Ross‘s soothing art instruction.

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An E.R. Physician on What It‘s Like to Treat Toddlers Who Have Been Separated from Their Parents at the Border

Amanda Schaffer talks to a pediatric emergency-medicine physician in Colorado who has treated three migrant toddlers who have been separated from their parents.

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Daily Cartoon: Thursday, June 21st

Brendan Loper‘s Daily Cartoon considers a new kind of peer pressure.

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Mothers in a New Mexico Prison Do Not Know How to Find Their Children

Jonathan Blitzer writes about migrant women detained in a county jail in New Mexico who have been unable to find the children whom they were separated from.

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