It is time to reverse the erroneous lower-court decision and unfreeze the president’s immigration program, which should have gone into effect nearly a year ago.
Even by the most craven political calculus it is worth considering whether your name will be entered in the history books as an example of cowardice and bigotry or an example of courage and American values.
There is suffering among children all over the world whose faces and bodies we don’t see, and because we don’t see them, their suffering has no impact on us.
The Obama administration should concede that family detention is inhumane and unlawful, and cease the practice now, before more harm is done.
The fact that we have “family detention” centers in the U.S. to imprison whole families, including newborns, ought to frighten the hell out of us. How we treat the most vulnerable among us is a measure of our humanity. By the yardstick that these centers offer us, we are downright...
If you accept the Republican argument, then every executive action save for the most trivial will be subject to the “can the conservative movement whip up a shitstorm” test.
We are now beyond Election Day. The excuses and delays for inaction on immigration are over. The president of the United States should act swiftly and use the powers he already has under existing law to address immigration and deportation.
Reverse Robin Hood: Conservatives Take Child Tax Credit from Families on the Brink, Give to the Rich
To the shock of no one, yet another bill is targeting some of the most vulnerable Americans in an attempt to help the already fortunate few.
The only threat that these children pose to us is the threat of testing our own conscience.