Julia Craven explains the difference, quoting Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, ” ‘Misrepresenting the process of European colonization of North America, making everyone an immigrant, serves to preserve the ‘official story’ of a mostly benign and benevolent USA . . . .So, let’s stop saying “this is a nation of immigrants.”‘  Yes, let’s ― so I can stop writing articles about something as simple as enslavement not being a choice.”