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The Face of Illegal Immigration

August 7, 2011

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In the complicated calculus of how to treat illegals, we often lose sight of the human being. We throw statistics at each other, claim the high ground of law or call upon Christian compassion. We argue from the point of view of economics, tradition, honor or patriotism, and sometimes even throw in the Constitution, thinking […]

Solving the Immigration Conundrum, or Lining Up the Present with the Past

May 31, 2010

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Not too long ago I was in Miami, often called the “cultural capital” of Latin America because it is a city of immigrants who have poured into southwestern Florida from all across Latin America. The flavor of Latin America is stamped everywhere. I hardly ever speak English when I’m in Miami since I am bilingual, […]