July 21, 2014

A Chance to Apologize to Central America

John Ackerman, New Republic

The Associated Press

Americans should cheer instead of lament the arrival of tens of thousands of migrant children at their doorstep. It means that the people of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico still believe in the “American Dream.” This historic opportunity to revive the idea of the United States as a land of opportunity should not be squandered.

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TAGGED: Central America


July 14, 2014
Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
Saul Elbein, New Republic
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July 13, 2014
Blame Obama for Border Influx
Charles Krauthammer, National Post
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July 8, 2014
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