The Gang of 8 prepared the immigration reform proposal. The intentions are noble. The proposed measures promise improvement, but the concept and mechanics of how it should be done look like a Rube Goldberg masterpiece.
Barack Obama is committed to securing our borders and establishing a path to citizenship for those responsible immigrants already in this country. Mitt Romney seems intent on becoming the most anti-immigrant U.S. presidential candidate in modern history.
During our primary-care crisis, should the U.S. be using valuable resources to deport Harvard-trained primary-care physicians who want to serve patients and also remain in the same country as their spouses? According to DOMA, it should.
The Supreme Court has just heard a day arguments on the case of Arizona v. United States, concerning Arizona's immigration-related bill, SB 1070. When it was originally passed, I was an immigrant resident of that state.
Having just gotten back from a trip abroad where the news was dominated by the story of a politician facing severe consequences for his sexual misconduct, I opened up the pages of the American news to find... well, pretty much the same thing.
It doesn't bother me that Meg Whitman hired a woman who had a problem with her immigration status. It bothers me that Meg Whitman didn't do anything to help her. And it bothers me that she lied about it.