I was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and grew up in San Diego, California, only a few hundred yards from the actual borderline. As a kid, there were always border patrols around but I never felt like my birthplace offered any threat. A few years ago, though, I noticed a massive escalation of security infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border. I couldn't figure out what had changed.
Last week, Janet Napolitano delivered her first speech on immigration reform in her capacity as the Secretary of Homeland Security.
For many years now, religious leaders and diverse faith groups have contributed much to the ongoing immigration debate.