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Commentary: Trump's invader hordes don't exist

The summer I turned 11, I accompanied my mother to Sri Lanka, where she was born. For her, this was no pleasure trip. It had a specific purpose, to get my father's mother a visa so that she could join us in the United States. The process was long and complicated.

Because my grandmother was elderly and could not go to the U.S. embassy in Colombo herself, my mother made the many trips there,

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