I hope that our country can answer suffering with compassion. I hope we can find solutions to our broken immigration system that work for all of us, immigrant and non-immigrant alike. I hope we can remember that behind all the talk about policy and border security, there are faces with names.
Where there is a will, there is a way, even in today's political world where change seems to be harder to come by, as the president acknowledged during his retrospective on LBJ's "genius" political work on civil rights.
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.
Countries exist because people are willing to die for them. It is the unusual quality of nations, shared only by families and tribes, to command such loyalty. The same can't be said of other entities like villages or businesses or trade pacts or continents. Until recently it seemed as if the European Union fell into this latter category as well.
While many on the right are already decrying our "imperial President" on his recent action, the truth of the matter is that he had to act.
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.
As we reach the halfway mark of 2014, the world's oldest democracy still struggles with the basic notion that the United States was founded, developed and enhanced by immigrants, owing much of its success to the hard work and sacrifice of the generations that came before us.
By Vartan Gregorian President, Carnegie Corporation of New York Each year, on July 4, we celebrate not only the birth of our country but also a power...
You don't need a crystal ball to see that immigration-reform legislation is dead. It is consistently one of the most difficult topics for any country to tackle, and we have the most dysfunctional, do-nothing Congress in U.S. history.
As immediately gratifying as it may be to those who want to strictly enforce U.S. immigration laws, the symptomatic approach is just making things worse.
NTDs are a major homeland security threat to Texas and the US Gulf Coast. They have been a threat for quite a while and yet our government and government officials have mostly ignored the problem -- until now.
The wave of unaccompanied children from Central America flooding the U.S. border is a regrettable situation that is taxing many federal government agencies - none more severely than the U.S. Border Patrol.
GOP Congressman Steve King's Republican Party has triumphed in killing immigration reform -- and now Republicans will pay the price at the ballot box for a long, long time.
Americans love a challenge of any kind, and we believe we have a puncher's chance at winning. That's the American way. That was the mindset of a group of undocumented Mexican students from Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, Arizona.
A month later, Darrow handed me an X-Men comic book opened to an early page. I was stunned. There I was. My face, my hair, my physique. But on the page I wasn't a student and a personal trainer, I was Dr. Cecilia Reyes.
The surge of immigrants on our Southwestern border underscores what we know to be true: We need immigration reform and we need it now. We need the U.S. House. We need the Republican Party to listen to business, and act now.