" My Grandma referred to African Americans as "nigros",
which I thought was appallingly close to a really bad word and mortified
me every time she said it. At first I cut her some slack, allowing for
the fact that she was an older...
"29-year-old Jorge Garcia Medina died in the Japul Mountains of California in 2009. His wife waited in vain for a call that he’d made it through so that she could pay off his smugglers. A
diabetic, he ran out of insulin during the arduous...
"Even though I'm daily in the trenches and not much about
immigration shocks me any longer, I'm stunned by the recent ABC
Nightline report that a new method of punishment for undocumented
immigrants has been devised - taking away their...
"Years ago a college classmate of mine from New York visited a mutual
friend of ours who owns a ranch in southern Arizona. Enchanted by the
beauty of the place, Mark went for a walk by himself. Finding himself
in a peaceful valley, he laid...
" I have long thought that the
time is ripe for us to do something about this and look forward to a
favorable outcome in Immigration Equality’s challenge to DOMA. Even
before that, our administration has the power to stop deporting same...