Africa has travelled a long way over the last twenty years, not least in our determination to ensure the descent into genocide that our southern neighbour Rwanda suffered in 1994 is never repeated in any other nation on our continent.
Pending economic agreements with European and Pacific nations, which have the potential to jumpstart global growth, need lawmakers to take a broader view.
Some have suggested that immigration reform is an issue where consensus can’t be reached. We disagree.
For me, 2014 will forever be remembered as the year I was finally granted Legal Permanent Residency status, after spending the last 21 years of my life in the U.S.
Given all the unrest around the globe, including riots in Egypt and Thailand and war in Syria and Central Africa, it's natural to wonder if the world's gone mad.
U.S. employers can't afford to stand still – they must be able to hire the best talent they can find, wherever they can find it, in order to remain competitive.
Every U.S. administration since 1967 has tried to contribute to a Middle East peace process.
Moral Israeli leadership – missing for years vis-à-vis Palestinians – would recognize that these Palestinian refugees have land in Israel from which they were forced to flee by Israeli terrorist gangs in 1948.
As leaders within the Catholic, Protestant and Jewish communities, we firmly believe that Congress must enact legislation that creates a clear, timely and accessible path to citizenship and that prioritizes family unity.
We will not go away until Congress approves and the president signs a new immigration law that fixes the current broken system.