Tagged: immigration reform

Making America “Great”

Making America “Great”

  Trump’s America is fantastic. Jobs aplenty. A soaring stock market. Freedom from red tape. Hardly any taxes. ISIS on the run. Even “clean coal”! And he’s just getting started. Coming soon: brand new...

The Remaking of America

The Remaking of America

  I believe the government shutdown is part of a revolution currently underway in America. As it progresses, the revolution may or may not be accompanied by violence but – if it succeeds –  it will bring...

Feeling the Contempt

Feeling the Contempt

  I can understand why CNN’s Anderson Cooper (lower photo)  had to fight back tears as he defended Haiti after Trump (top photo) described it as a “s—hole country.” Haiti has been through more than...

The Immigration Morass

The Immigration Morass

  You might be surprised when you hear Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz vowing to close America’s borders and get tough with “illegal immigrants.” After all, both are sons of Cuban immigrants. (Ted Cruz...

Living in a Bubble

Living in a Bubble

I stand in the garden, propping myself up with the cane Sandra bought me, looking up at the China-blue sky screened by the lacy leaves of centuries-old oak trees, contemplating the statue of the...

Shouldn’t Mercy Temper Justice?

Shouldn’t Mercy Temper Justice?

In the news this morning: HOUSTON (AP) — The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration and gave a coalition...

A Bold Act of Kindness

A Bold Act of Kindness

  He said he would and he will. President Obama is keeping his promise to America’s undocumented immigrants. With a stroke of his pen, he is brightening the lives of some 5 million men,...

When Children Invade

When Children Invade

  Unaccompanied children are swarming into America across the Mexican border. They come from such impoverished  Latin America countries as Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. U.S. authorities estimate the number of those children will...

Skin-Deep Immigration Blues

Skin-Deep Immigration Blues

America’s immigration policies are a mess. So many unfair distinctions exist that I couldn’t possibly discuss them all in a blog. Reform has been out of reach for decades, despite protests and proclamations, politicians’...