No one who hasn't experienced it can understand how hellish a place must be for parents to send their offspring -- unaccompanied -- into and across Mexico on the hope that they'll be able to make it over the American border.
The Central American children fording the Rio Grande by the thousands each week this summer are heading to homes in the United States where parents and other relatives await them. They are not mindlessly fleeing crime and poverty. They are fleeing with a purpose and with a direction in mind.
As any grade-schooler, let alone a graduate of Harvard Law School, knows, the first job of a US President is to protect the homeland. Nothing comes ...
It's against the law to buy $28 billion of cocaine and it's against the law to hire illegal immigrants to pick our crops, but we do both. It's time to face the reality that we've caused the border crisis.
Gen. Kelly's article should be read carefully by every American who uses illegal drugs and is under the delusion that it's okay because they're not hurting anyone but themselves.
Renowned American psychologist Abraham Maslow once said, "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if i...
Under existing law, with the stroke of a pen, President Obama could solve the current crisis of the Central American children coming to America without visas.
Undocumented children are literally dying along the U.S. border, in the desert, and Denver radio-host Mike Rosen and gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez are accusing Obama of dumping undocumented kids in Arizona.
While experts strive to stem this immigration surge, one fundamental cause shouldn't be ignored: the Vatican's refusal to respect the rights of all women to make their own childbearing decisions.
In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...
This month, as kids across the United States wrapped up the school year and started their summer breaks, thousands of children from Central America were embarking on a different kind of transition.
Guatemala is a major drug corridor between South America and Mexico. Narco gangs thrive in rural areas and along the southeastern border, while street gangs dominate the urban centers. As a result, the country's capital, Guatemala City, has one of the highest murder rates in the world.
Lost in the domestic political noise is the role that US foreign policy plays in creating the intolerable conditions that drive the streams of immigration from the south. Ninety-five percent of the children in this latest flood come from nations that are virtual economic colonies of the U.S.
When people like Senator Ted Cruz of Texas blame the current surge in Central American immigrants on the Obama administration's "lax" immigration policies, they just don't know what they're talking about.
Please wake up, America: US immigration policies have little or nothing to do with the growing Central American refugee crisis, now being driven by children trying to escape the violence in their countries and avoid being forcibly recruited by gangs and cartels.
More than 1,100 Central American kids are currently being held at a US Customs and Border Protection facility in Nogales, Texas. This number will quickly grow, as more than 400 children are trying to cross the border daily.