The way this strange, non-English wish
commuted in a grandmother’s Yiddish
mouth, zay gezunt
Snapshot of my father as a young man
standing at the top of hillside steps
When we fail to respond humanely to refugees, we not only deny their vulnerability, we also deny our own.
It turns out that Oscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter Angie Valeria were just two of dozens who’ve died in the Rio Grande this year. In this spirit, here’s Willie Nelson’s new song celebrating immigrants.