Browsing All posts tagged under »Immigrants«

The Unity We Don’t See

February 23, 2019

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Today, unity is an elusive concept, it would seem. Politically, racially, nationally and world wide, the trend of the moment is to define ourselves in narrower and narrower bands. And there’s a logic to that. Cable television figured this out decades ago. Two hundred channels give far more scope for personal taste and expression than […]

Evangelical Leaders to Long Silent

July 20, 2018

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It feels surreal, as our country approaches the 242 anniversary of its freedom, to be celebrating the fact that our government is no longer pulling crying toddlers and infants away from their parents along the southern border. All because a federal judge ordered the children be returned to their parents. And the government seems unable […]

Possible Inaccurate Census Survey

March 29, 2018

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No doubt critics, who suspect President Donald Trump’s motives for tracking the number of citizens and non-citizens living in the United States in the 2020 census, have plenty of cause for concern. If the proposal were coming from anyone other than a hardliner who has spent much of his political career maligning immigrants, it’d be […]

Let’s Fight Hate Together

August 8, 2017

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Sunday morning, August 5, is a day Sikh Americans will never forget. A neo-Nazi gunman took the lives of six Americans and permanently injured several more at a gurdwara (Sikh house of worship) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Americans of all faiths and political persuasions should pledge to make bias prevention a top priority. The Sikh […]

Enforce Immigration Laws

August 1, 2017

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The misery inside a tractor-trailer packed with undocumented immigrants at a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio recently was beyond horrific. More than 100 people were crammed in the trailer’s lightless, nearly airless interior. Nine people died. Those people had to suck air through a hole in the vehicle’s side. Many others including children suffered […]