Desperately seeking an issue

For the record, my family came to the U.S. in 1964.  We were not asylum-seekers, in the way the law defines it today.  Back then, we were called political refugees, or people escaping communism. In practical terms, it was not very different.  We were looking for a better life. Over the last year, I have visited with many Venezuelans who now live in the Dallas area.  Most are intact families.  They applied for asylum and got it.  I admire their story because of my own Cuban experience. It's great to see that they followed the law.  And it just proves once again that the U.S. is the most generous nation on Earth when it comes to helping those who seek asylum. Like my parents, the Venezuelans are super-grateful for the second chance the U.S. gave them. So why this story about the separation of families? The Democrats and the "breaking up families" story comes out on...(Read Full Post)