One way Christians can protect the place of Christmas in our society -- indeed, the credibility of Christianity more generally -- is by acting in harmony with its core principles: grace, welcome and hospitality.
The actions of Senator Kirk, who promised to support Latino families, to block a vote on the DREAM Act mean that the hopes of thousands of young people have been crushed today. This will not be forgotten.
We have invested in DREAMers with a K-12 education, but stop them short of fully contributing to our society. Our own irrational laws restrict the return we can see on our investment. America deserves better. We can do better.