Immigration is vital for progress, say scientific leaders, including chemistry professor Bassam Shakhashiri:
“It’s not only science and technology that we’re concerned about. It’s about human decency and dignity for everybody."
Shakhashiri came to the US from Lebanon in 1957. He became a US citizen in 1974, and vividly recalls that day: “The federal judge who swore me in as a citizen welcomed us and said, among other things: ‘Enjoy your freedoms.’”
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