This article originally appeared in Colorlines and was re-published here with the author’s permission. If you’ve been following the current debate and news coverage, you probably think that immigration reform is mainly about men—the undocumented males scaling border walls, working in agriculture, doing construction work and writing code. And when you do see women, they [...]
This article first appeared in Crosscut.com. It’s game on for immigration reform in 2013. Prospects for a real immigration bill this year took a big step forward last week as a bipartisan “Gang of Eight” Senators released its framework for an immigration bill, and President Obama staked out his own position with a speech and a [...]
As President Obama and Congress members begin to break down immigration, we need to imagine a world where migration and immigration are embraced. Here is a video, in which I break down immigration reform and why we need it–for our economy but also for our souls and our future. Thanks for watching!
There’s a myth out there that immigration is complex—even controversial. But the truth is that the issue of immigration may be the simplest and clearest thing that binds us all together. With the exception of our Native American brothers and sisters who were here long before any of us came and who didn’t have the [...]