Category Archives: Immigration

Refugees and Religious Freedom

Centuries ago, my ancestors left the Palatinate in what is now Germany following the upheavals of the Thirty Years’ War to settle in America and to escape religious persecution. The thirst for religious freedom is in my blood. The desire for liberty is written in the very fiber of my being. I also believe we […]

Thought Control — and Controlling Terror

Political correctness is a means of thought control. It limits what people may say by punishing them with social and political approbation. Inadvertent violation of one of the many shibboleths of political correctness can result in legal harassment, loss of employment and social shunning. I raise the question of how our immigration policies affect the […]

Can Pro-Lifers Grab the Latino Vote?

In the course of researching a recent article on Latinos, I learned that their votes are by no means set in stone. I was writing at Aleteia about the two duties of Catholics to Latinos. Since they are predominately Catholic (or lapsed Catholic) we have to be their point of entry to the culture such that […]

The President’s Immigration Order

We will soon see what, exactly, the president’s executive order on immigration looks like.  The various accounts of it that have been floated over the last few months, however, give some sense of what it will be like, and also raise some serious concerns about it.  Probably it will involve the president’s decision to defer […]



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