The promise of the American Dream is in jeopardy | Opinion

By Kira T. Lawrence

President Donald Trump administration’s xenophobic attacks on refugees and immigrants are antithetical to the bedrock values of our nation. They erode our moral standing. They encourage and embolden our enemies and thereby threaten our national security. This is not who we are as a people.

I grew up learning about an America history defined by the principles of hope, freedom, respect, and opportunity. I studied our nation’s history in public schools, sang its praises in patriotic songs, and recited my respect for it before the flag. I found it in my family and my community. But mostly, …read more

Source: NJ.com Hunterdon

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