Laura E. Alexander

Laura E. Alexander

Laura E. Alexander is assistant professor of religious studies, Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights, University of Nebraska Omaha.


How race and religion have always played a role in who gets refuge in the U.S. – commentary

By: , , and - April 29, 2022

In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians have fled the country as refugees. Hundreds of those refugees have now arrived at the southern border of the United States seeking asylum, after flying to Mexico on tourist visas. At the border, Ukrainians, alongside thousands of other asylum seekers, must navigate two policies meant […]