Porochista Khakpour: How can I be a refugee twice?

When news of Donald Trump's executive order broke on Wednesday, I had just started a new semester of adjunct teaching at Columbia University. I was relieved to put my phone on silent, mentally shelve the news, and face a new classroom. I was back to walking with a cane -- I've had late-stage Lyme disease for years -- and I wondered which joke to lead with first: something that would disarm them about my illness, or something about how their professor might be in an internment camp before...

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