Check out “Border Control” The Times’ editorial arguing that a realistic border policy can only be implemented in conjunction with comprehensive immigration reform http://tinyurl.com/crt8x2.
And don’t miss Lawrence Downes’ thoughtful piece “Don’t Deport Benita Veliz”, calling for passage of the Dream Act http://tinyurl.com/cdc3t9. Writing about Benita Veliz, an undocumented young woman who has achieved amazing things but faces imminent removal, Downes beautifully articulates the spirit behind the Dream Act
“As for the country she knows and loves, if it were smarter and kinder, more like the country we see in fuzzy old documentaries, where hopeful families cluster on the decks of ships passing the Statue of Liberty, it would find a way to let her stay. It would let her go to law school. It would accept Benita Veliz as the American she is.