This has been a welcoming country but after seeing The Visitor, I view this quote differently. It could happen here, is happening here.
They may not be killed directly, but detention kills the spirit and I'm sure there are many "accidental deaths."
"They came at night, trying to kill us, with people pointing out, 'this one is a foreigner and this one is not.' It was a very cruel and ugly hatred."
- Charles Mannyike, an immigrant from Mozambique, telling of his experience of anti-immigrant violence in South Africa. (Source: The New York Times.)