Update: I wrote this post many months ago, before COVID 19, and long before the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests and attention to systemic racism. Since then, there have been no less than 48 changes to the immigration system. I never published this … Continue reading A Word on the Crippling of America’s Immigration System
We’ve all heard it – the frustrated republican mumbling something about all these entitled leftist snowflakes thinking they deserve to be handed world peace on a silver platter. The infuriated democrat railing against all the morons who don’t have the intelligence to care about science. … Continue reading Building Solutions in a Divided America
Recent Reports indicate that the Trump administration is considering a virtual shutdown of refugee admissions next year — cutting the number to zero or nearly zero. But, the refugee determination does not need to be made until next month, meaning there is time to insist … Continue reading A Letter to my Legislators (and anyone who cares) on Demanding the U.S. Maintain its Refugee Resettlement Program
Hi friends, I haven't seen you in a while. I spent most of February being super stressed out about our first family vacation to Mexico, and most of March recovering from said vacation. We went to Cancun since there are government warnings not to go … Continue reading Cancun from a Hotel Bed
Last night, the president announced that he was taking executive action to shield some 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation for the next 3 years. He did not offer a path to citizenship for any segment of the population, but predictably, cries of amnesty rang … Continue reading I Married an Undocumented Immigrant: Executive Action
Midterm elections are swiftly approaching, and as usual, I am pretty clueless… in general, yes, but I meant about who should get my vote. Here’s why: In scrolling through my Facebook feed I came across an image of a fetus placed next to an image … Continue reading When Did Pro-Life Become Anti-Immigrant?
Many of you read my story on CNN iReport about how I Married an Undocumented Immigrant, and have expressed a lot of support and concern. So I wanted to update you… At the end of August our lawyer contacted us saying that a limited number of … Continue reading I Married an Undocumented Immigrant – Update