IS SUPERMAN UNDOCUMENTED?

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The accuracy of this statement – that Superman is a DREAMer or an undocumented immigrant – has been brought into question by both nerds and restrictionists on Twitter, and while the impulse might be to say, “Oh my God, please shut up,” it might be worth looking into.

It’s indisputable that Superman is an immigrant.  Born Kal-El on the planet Krypton, his parents, Jor-El and Lara, upon learning of the planet’s impending explosion, put their infant son, Kal-El, into an escape rocket which then transported him safely to earth.  The Superman canon then says that he landed on earth, was taken in by Jonathan and Martha Kent, a childless Midwestern couple, and raised as their son, Clark. Read more: Is Superman Undocumented? | The Migrationist

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