M. Daniel Carroll R.: Immigration and Other Matters
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]
Oct 22, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
Kent Mathews Lectures 2010: “Thinking Christianly about Immigration”
Every year the Vernon Grounds Institute for Public Ethics at Denver Seminary sponsors a series of activities around a specific theme of ethical importance. Last year the topic was health care reform. This year the ... [More]
Oct 18, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 1 Comments
The number of resources on the topic of immigration, from a commitment to constructive change, is growing all the time. I list some below, and I hope that these might be helpful. By no means is this an exhaustive list.
From a Christian faith perspective:
National Council of ... [More]
Oct 04, 2010 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
Elections in this country are fast approaching. Poll numbers are beginning to capture headlines, and politicians’ positions on a variety of topics are appearing in media ads, radio and television interviews, and editorial pages. An important topic that is on the table, of course, is ... [More]