Viewpoints: In immigration debate, labels demonize and dehumanize
Special to The Bee
Published Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013
Sacramento Bee / Fresno Bee
By David Mas Masumoto
I want to see the faces behind the national debate on immigration reform. I want to hear the voices of those who are dramatically affected by the talk of others. I want to feel the hands and acknowledge the strong backs of those who work in the darkness of our nation’s fields, hotels, restaurants and construction sites.
The national immigration debate lacks compassion as we struggle defining the character of these millions. How we label “them” will determine if they belong here and are part of America. [Read more…] about Article: “In immigration debate, Labels demonize and dehumanize”