José-Antonio Orosco: More than 1 in 4 Americans think that there is an immigration crisis facing the nation that requires an extraordinary effort of cruelty to solve. How could they be convinced of that?
José-Antonio Orosco: Trump’s plan would be like insisting that all voices of the choir have to sing baritone in order to make beautiful music.
Jose-Antonio Orosco: At its start, the Framers envisioned the US as a political society for members of a specific racial caste. This requirement stayed in place until the mid-20th century.
Jose-Antonio Orosco: King said the love that we ought to have in the struggle for justice is the kind that acknowledges all people, even the white supremacists, as human beings. And human beings are capable of making their own moral choices and being held responsible for their actions.
José-Antonio Orosco: The mood among the farmworkers at the time was not unlike a general feeling among many voters today who feel that the promise of the American dream is slipping away as a result of an unjust collusion of government and economic elites. Cesar Chavez Delano