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Coming to America: Mistreatment of immigrants is nothing new

"Americans often fondly refer to this country as a land of immigrants, but there is another factor that runs through our history that blunts the myth of a welcome mat laid out for all. “We are also a nation of gatekeepers” wary of opening the doors too wide and to the “wrong”...

Exporting Our 'Secret Sauce'

"While we educate the best talent from the four corners of the world, we have forgotten to keep the pick of the litter in the United States to develop economic prosperity and instead have contributed to the purge of technical talent back to where it came from by holding back work visas...

Immigration and Fear

"Until the bombing came along, the antis were running out of arguments. They cannot rail against “illegals,” since the bill is all about making things legal and upright, with registration, fines and fees. They cannot argue seriously that reform is bad for business: turning a shadow population...

A Rancher on the Border of Fear and Compassion

"I’m a rancher in Dimmit County, Texas. My family and I run about 100 head of bison 25 miles southwest of Carrizo Springs, just eight miles east of the Rio Grande. Living where I do has put me in close proximity to our state’s border woes. Immigrants from Mexico and Central America...