Iraq is self-destructing. This led the Wall Street Journal to call for a few airstrikes and some American paratroopers to fix the problem, because we all know how well that turned out the last time, right?
More broadly, for Latinos across this country, immigration reform is a touchstone issue, and has become less about the impact to their own families and more a proxy for how they're treated -- respected -- in the U.S.
This question of citizenship vs. residency is no mere technical policy dispute. This idea of denying citizenship to 11 million people -- a population the size of Ohio -- goes to the heart of who we are as a nation.