The border is safe unless you are an immigrant. For immigrants and asylum seekers, it is dangerous and even deadly.
One of the key obstacles in moving progressive immigration policies from support to reality is the lack of passion and hope.
When I call you brother, I mean I will fight for your right to life as if you were my brother. When you call me sister, stand up for my human rights.
Once you’ve looked into the eyes of those caught in the wake of our broken systems, heard their stories, and confronted the facts on the ground, I trust your compassion will grow.