Competitors or neighbors?Living in insecurityIn over my headNot because I had to

Competitors or neighbors?

Why do immigrants come illegally? And do they use our resources without paying for them? An immigration lawyer offers some reflections on common questions about immigrants

Living in insecurity

Immigrating without legal documents: Why a family overstayed their student visa and remained in the U.S. 

In over my head

From assistance at the food pantry to friendship: an important step.

Not because I had to

Taking up the challenge of each moment — a way to live an undivided life…

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Beyond the debate
Getting to know our neighbors

Talking immigration policy can evoke strong feelings. Even if immigrants are welcomed into a country, how can that be balanced with preserving the future of those who already live there? This issue will not be about the specifics of laws and the percentages of visas granted. Instead, we offer a perspective that starts with the person, a few people who could be right next door to us. Their fate, challenges and dreams matter, as our own do. And perhaps through their stories, the question of immigration can take on a different tone. Whether we came legally or undocumented, recently or generations ago, we are all neighbors.
 

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Immigrating without legal documents: Why a family overstayed their student visa and remained in the U.S. 

Why do immigrants come illegally? And do they use our resources without paying for them? An immigration lawyer offers some reflections on common questions about immigrants 

Taking up the challenge of each moment — a way to live an undivided life…

From assistance at the food pantry to friendship: an important step.