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Republicans Must Reconcile their Fears on Immigration, Democrats Must Not Concede to Them

NDLON Calls for Suspension of Deportations to Start Reform in Earnest   02.06.2013 – Washington, DC In response to today’s House Judiciary Committee Hearing on immigration, Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued the following statement:   “As Republicans debate whether or not to allow their party to be run by xenophobes, the Democrats…


Let America Be America Again – Langston Hughes

hughesLet America be America again.
Let it be the dream it used to be.
Let it be the pioneer on the plain
Seeking a home where he himself is free.

(America never was America to me.)

Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed—
Let it be that great strong land of love
Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme
That any man be crushed by one above.

(It never was America to me.)