Category: Immigration

Take a Knee for the Children

By Carolyn Custis James When Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a U.S. government shelter for immigrant children in Combes, Texas, what she saw undid her. A distraught toddler was...

Not Without My Child

By Nikki Toyama-Szeto My family’s immigration journey included a significant period time when my mother was separated from her mother—my grandmother was an American citizen of Japanese descent, returning to work in the US....

For I Was a Stranger

By Ethan Tan On November 9, 2016, I rode the regional rail to my grad school class. People cried on the train, on the street, in class. Instead of the usual lecture and discussion...