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Corey: If there is a Tree of Liberty, it was planted by our Nation’s first immigrants.

Q. Why do you support immigration reform as a veteran? A. The promise of America has always been that we exist as a haven, a beacon of hope for those marginalized in other nations. From the Puritans escaping religious persecution, to the Irish escaping the potato famine, to the Jews escaping genocide, we are a … Continue reading Corey: If there is a Tree of Liberty, it was planted by our Nation’s first immigrants.

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Tim: “We must have immigration reform as soon as possible”

Tim Isaacson serves as the Executive Director for Immigrant Hope-Atlanta. My whole military experience, from Drill Instructors in Basic to my final posting, has involved immigrant soldiers in key roles. In my particular fields within Military Intelligence they were essential to providing the insights in language and culture to be successful. But more than that, … Continue reading Tim: “We must have immigration reform as soon as possible”

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Brett: “I am ready for immigration reform because it has to happen for our nation to remain powerful.”

I grew up in a small mining town called Globe, AZ. Beans and rice were a lot more common than apple pie and most of my classmates spoke both English and Spanish. Friends traveled to see family across the border in Mexico and their family from Mexico came north to shop for groceries on the … Continue reading Brett: “I am ready for immigration reform because it has to happen for our nation to remain powerful.”

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Officer Shanks: “Our very futures depend on reform passing into law”

As the direct descendant of the Native Americans that greeted the Pilgrims in Plymouth, MA , my roots in this country extend past those of the first settlers of the fifteenth century.  Since that time, our country has made some mistakes regarding the treatment of its native people as well as the treatment of its … Continue reading Officer Shanks: “Our very futures depend on reform passing into law”

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