M. Daniel Carroll R.: Immigration and Other Matters
Feb 08, 2011 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
This last Thursday, 3 February, I was one of two speakers at an event that was held at a local synagogue here in Metro-Denver. The theme for the evening was: “Undercurrent of Hate: The Link Between Anti-Semitism, Racism and Anti-Immigration Rhetoric.” The other presenter was someone ... [More]
Jan 31, 2011 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 1 Comments
Over the last year there has been a veritable explosion in books published—both secular and religious—on the topic of immigration. This trend should continue, as the national debate seeks some sort of resolution in the future. Over the next few months I will be providing reviews of ... [More]
Dec 17, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
The birth of Jesus—that is, the coming of the Messiah—should impact everything we do and how we approach each dimension of life. That would include our life in society, too. That means relationships with all those with whom we come into contact face-to-face, as well as those whom we ... [More]
Dec 10, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 2 Comments
This week the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress approved the DREAM Act. The vote went pretty much along party lines. A vote in the Senate has been pushed back a week in order to give passage a better chance.
What is the DREAM Act? “DREAM” is the acronym for the ... [More]
Nov 17, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 1 Comments
Immigration, as we all know, is a difficult topic. The media and politicians sometimes are not very helpful, because they can reduce the discussion to a series of bullet points. Complexity is avoided, and rhetoric takes the place of compassion and solid reason.
The change in the make-up of ... [More]