Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

I'm not the first, nor will I be the last to point out how Robert Frost's poem, ""Mending Wall" critiques current conversations about building a wall on our southern border. In the poem Frost and his neighbor are doing their annual ritual of mending the wall that runs between their properties. All the while, however, … Continue reading Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

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The Sinfulness of Trump’s Immigration Policy

It's not often you hear the words 'sin' and 'immigration policy' in the same sentence, but there is simply no other way to talk about the atrocities that this administration is committing against immigrants. Right now, entire communities live in fear, wondering if today will be their last day of freedom. Children wonder if mommy … Continue reading The Sinfulness of Trump’s Immigration Policy

“Chain Migration” doesn’t exist, and here’s why

The term "chain migration" is becoming commonplace in our political discourse when speaking about immigration policy. Media outlets are even using this term with increasing frequency. No question is given, though, to what it means or if it even exists. When people speak of "chain migration" what they are doing is politicizing and sensationalizing what … Continue reading “Chain Migration” doesn’t exist, and here’s why

Trump Administration’s War on Vulnerable Immigrants

If anything has become clear about the Trump administration's immigration priorities, it is that removing the most vulnerable immigrants is top on his list. It isn't removing "criminal aliens" as he likes to put it. It's not securing our borders through logical, effective means. It's full out war on the immigrants most in need of … Continue reading Trump Administration’s War on Vulnerable Immigrants