M. Daniel Carroll R.: Immigration and Other Matters
Jan 24, 2012 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
This last weekend I was in Quincy, MA, at Eastern Nazarene College (ENC). On Friday I spoke in a class, gave the special Martin Luther King, Jr. annual chapel, and then spoke to a group of students that evening. A busy, but fulfilling day.
After the chapel several students came up to talk to me ... [More]
Jan 19, 2012 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
This past Monday I was in Birmingham, Alabama. It was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and several of us from around the country had flown in for a service in the evening at a local church. The purpose of the meeting was to gather Hispanic believers and pastors and encourage them with our presence, ... [More]
Jan 09, 2012 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
United States immigration law is a labyrinth of confusion, contradictions, and frustration because of backlogs and inconsistent application to individual cases. Below is a case in point of the difficulties that many families face. You will see how complicated things have been!
In the last couple ... [More]
Dec 13, 2011 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
It is not uncommon to hear that immigrants are a drain on the economy and a threat to communities. Discussion about this can quickly turn to tossing statistics back and forth about the economic gains vs. costs of the immigrant presence or about the legitimacy of criminalizing an entire ... [More]
Dec 06, 2011 by M. Daniel Carroll R. | 0 Comments
A recent report by the Pew Hispanic Center provides some surprising—and important—statistics. It reveals that over 60 percent of adult undocumented immigrants have been in this country for over 10 years. According to their research, about 35 percent have been here for over 15 years. In ... [More]