While President Obama basks in his noteworthy success in passing health care legislation, he might take some time to review his administration's policy regarding mentally ill immigrants to this country.
Immigrants today are the strangers in our midst. If God has called us to care for the stranger, how dare we turn them away! Religious and community activists are organizing a robust movement for immigration reform that is growing rapidly.
Qing Wu's story is the story of America's promise of equal justice and economic opportunity, an example that the system can work and can be fair. But now ICE is trying to deport him for dredged-up teenage mishaps.
Though he clearly supports the notion that our laws must reflect the contributions immigrants have made to literally build this country, it is clear to me that Congress cannot wait for President Obama on this issue.