Coming Out of the Shadows

Coming Out of the Shadows

When I worked as a community organizer in New Mexico, I once overheard several women talking about a 2012 executive action on immigration. Known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the order made young, undocumented adults eligible for work permits and...
The Immigration Waiting Game

The Immigration Waiting Game

The Martinez family’s generosity toward their community harkens back to a bygone era. They’re quick to help their neighbors when they need a hand. They pass warm food and tools to neighbors across the fence as if they were family. Neighborhood kids love...
Border Fears Riddled with Holes

Border Fears Riddled with Holes

Senator John Cornyn recently discussed immigration reform at a meeting of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. “I think there have to be some conditions satisfied. One is that people know we’ve done everything we can to secure the border,” the...