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Last week, I was asked to […]Continue Reading →
At one point in my early life, I was undocumented. Because I lacked a legal document, I lacked the protection of the rule of law. If I was deemed to be inconvenient or potentially dangerous, I could have been eliminated. I was vulnerable.
And then, I was born. I was issued a birth […]Continue Reading →
In the book of Joshua, we read about how, after forty years of wandering in the desert, God brought his people into the Promised Land. God stopped the flow of the water so that the children of Israel could cross over the Jordan River on dry ground. When they arrived on the other side, […]Continue Reading →
Electoral success in the American political system, dominated by two major parties, necessitates a coalition of individuals driven by different, often unrelated interests. In the contemporary Republican Party, many supporters are driven first and foremost by a commitment to the sanctity of life—including, in particular, preborn life—and they believe the Republicans are more likely […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday evening, presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced her proposal to deal with the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.: she believes, she said, that we should deport them all. When asked who should cover the estimated $135 billion that such an operation would cost, Representative Bachmann confidently said that the […]Continue Reading →
Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders by Jason Riley is an excellent book with a regrettable title. Because I personally do not think the United States could sustain an open borders policy—and because that is also quite adamantly not the position of my employer, World Relief, which like other evangelical groups […]Continue Reading →
As someone who has been actively advocating both for better environmental stewardship and better immigration policies, I was taken aback by this statement summarizing the position of key anti-immigration organizations. These groups have recently been arguing that immigrants are bad for the environment and so, in the interest of sustainability, the U.S. should drastically decrease the number of immigrants allowed into the United States each year.Continue Reading →