Although he is little remembered today, a Jewish Congressman from Brooklyn is responsible for some of the most significant legislation of the 20th century. Emanuel Celler was the principal author of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965. He also spearheaded the 23rd, 24th and 25th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution — the latter frequently discussed during the term of former President Trump.
The daughter of a Cuban Jew describes his family’s beginnings there, why he escaped and about his journey back.
The film was an exceptional work by director Joan Micklin Silver who passed away recently at the age of 85.
President-elect Joe Biden backed off his promise to quickly end the Trump administration’s border policies Tuesday.
What would I have done? But more importantly, what do I do, right now?
“I don’t want to be cynical or pessimistic, but I think it’s fair to wonder whether our elected officials are going to become complacent.”
The detainees wish to await the results of their deportation cases at home rather than in jail, where they are at high risk of contracting COVID.
During four tumultuous years, an El Paso synagogue has learned to live with a stark partisan divide.
Fleeing Egypt taught us what it should mean to be a powerful nation with the capacity to help those who need entry or safe passage.
“DHS sent me to the border to see the separations for myself — to try to make me more compassionate — but it didn’t work.”