Jeff Sessions

America cannot afford to lose 800,000 young Dreamers

America cannot afford to lose 800,000 young Dreamers

Imagine if agents of the federal government showed up at your door and said you had to leave your friends, your family, your job and your country and move to whatever place your ancestors came from.

In my case, if that ancestor were the most recent, I would be heading for Norway, the country from which my mother's grandfather emigrated in the 1860s. There are much worse places to live than the lovely land of the fjords, but I don't know anyone there, and I certainly don't know the language.

I'd be a little better off if I could retrace the path of the earliest immigrant ancestor in my father's family, an adventurous young Englishman who landed on Maryland's eastern shore in...

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