From the borderlands perspective, it has been a week of momentous steps both forward and back for immigrants.
I recently guided a national group of evangelical leaders to the Arizona-Mexico border. The visit was momentous and timely for many reasons.
My friend Dan and I walked along Avenida Internacional, the four-lane highway that runs along the border between Tijuana and San Diego, on our way to get a view of the DHS border fence construction from the Tijuana side.
While attention is focused on final negotiations over health-care legislation, Catholic bishops have signaled they will play a leading role in pushing for comprehensive immigration reform this year