Within ten minutes after reporting for work, we were busily racing through the streets of downtown Miami, struggling to keep up with Brother Mike, a grey-haired monk from North Dakota who was our supervisor for…Read more
Texas, of all places, has come down critically on Arizona’s new illegal immigration law. Apparently, and somewhat surprisingly, this is in keeping with Texas tradition. Its top Republican leaders have consistently refused to back harsh immigration laws, opting instead to support more tempered policies aimed at assimilating those illegals already within the country and putting them on a path toward citizenship. Just Thursday, Texas Governor Rick Perry stated that he does not think the Arizona law is “the right direction for Texas.” He pointed to the fact that the law would impede the ability of police officers to focus on their primary law enforcement duties by turning them, in essence, into immigration officials.Read more
I really don’t care to judge people that have tried drugs, namely, marijuana and cocaine. Our own president has tried these drugs. When people are young, they do stupid things. I have never tried these substances, literally never, but I have had my fair share of mischief (fireworks, swimming in hotel pools without permission, water balloons at cars, etc.) I was high on life, if you want to call it that.Read more
By Jesse Stellato, March 28, 2008
What does it mean to fight the good fight? Ask Debbie Satyal ‘08. Since first coming to law school in 2005, Satyal has dedicated herself to immigrant advocacy. In so doing, she has aspired to help some of the most underrepresented individuals in American society navigate their way through a complicated, and often confusing, legal system.
Now, in her third and last year at Boston College Law School, Satyal has published a chapter on immigration in a new anthology, Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today.
Edited by David C. Brotherton and Philip Kretsedemas, Keeping Out the Other was published this earlier month by Columbia University Press in New York.Read more