A Corporate Coup in College Football

A Corporate Coup in College Football

Growing up in Texas, I learned that God and guns were important, but football — well, football was the real religion. So I can understand the hyperbolic exuberance of a radio hypester in Montgomery, Alabama, who declared that the December 20 Camellia Bowl was “going...
Immigration is a Human Rights Issue

Immigration is a Human Rights Issue

Carlos Ruiz was born in Mexico but grew up in California. He speaks English better than Spanish and has two young daughters who were born in the United States. He was deported back to Mexico nearly two years ago, and since then hasn’t seen his children, mother,...
Taxation without Representation

Taxation without Representation

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free. I’ll give them some taxation without representation. With apologies to Emma Lazarus, that’s the situation faced by many of the more than 10 million undocumented immigrants who live in...
Go Deport Yourself

Go Deport Yourself

I bet Mitt Romney has a sweatshirt that says I (heart) Florida. His victory in the Sunshine State revitalized his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Florida also gave him an opportunity to explain his immigration policy. Asked how he would deal with...

Alabama’s Immigration Aftershock

Ever since Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed the nation’s strictest immigration measure into law, he’s faced criticism from religious leaders and immigrant advocates. Now Bentley himself admits that the Republican-passed HB 56 needs to be retooled....