Opinion: Seeking refuge in America – and Memphis

On immigration, Memphis can remind the world of our commitment to civil and human rights

By  and , Guest Columnist Published: April 14, 2023 6:46 PM CT
Bryce W. Ashby
Guest Columnist

Bryce W. Ashby

Bryce Ashby is an attorney for Donati Law, PLLC who primarily represents workers in employment disputes.

Guest Columnist

Michael J. LaRosa

Michael J. LaRosa is an associate professor of history at Rhodes College.

“Because of the sanitation workers’ strike and the tragic killing of Martin Luther King Jr. 55 years ago, Memphis has become a welcoming place for refugees and people fleeing unimaginable horrors back home.”


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