"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 U.S. citizen children.
See: Stolen Babies? Immigrant...
" 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 woman (born in 1900) unaware of how the
" 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 sex
marital partners, and it should take steps...
"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 journey and was left
behind with a blanket, a can...
"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 down on his back and closed his eyes so