Short Take

Antonio De Loera-Brust January 22, 2018
Democrats, and the Republicans who understand Dreamers are owed protection, could take a lesson from people of color around the country in how to navigate a political process tainted by racism. The lives of 800,000 Dreamers depend on it.
Margot Patterson January 18, 2018
In the wake of my reading The Dark Is Rising, one of my New Year’s resolutions is to try to keep pace with time, not lag behind it as I usually do.
Trump’s comments have rightfully inspired outrage. But, for three reasons, they are not shocking.
James Martin, SJ January 12, 2018
Why should the United States welcome people from poor or war-torn countries? Here are five reasons.
Loyola Marymount University student and "Dreamer" Maria Carolina Gomez joins a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program outside the Edward Roybal Federal Building in Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) (Caption amended by RNS)
Thomas J. Reese January 11, 2018
No matter what you think of people coming into the country illegally, one can hardly blame children brought by their parents.
Nathan Schneider December 28, 2017
It turns out to be easier to make a quick buck in this world than to change it.