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Healthcare Reform: Costly Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

Healthcare Reform: Costly Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

This week, President Obama signed into law legislation that will bring a sea change to the American health care system. This legislation, known as the Patient Protection and Affordability Act,…

Welcome back, you are in America now

I visited Egypt last month and spent a week covering a story with PBS News Hour crew. On my last day in Egypt, my family, who complained that I hadn’t…

Health Insurance and Immigration Reform – Separate but Inter-Related

The Senate Finance Committee has begun marking-up health care reform legislation introduced by Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), a process that could take several days. Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum,…

Why I Don’t Want to Go to Heaven

When I was a child, I wanted to go to heaven. But today, after nearly 15 years in the United States, I’m absolutely sure that heaven is not for me.…

‘African Blood’ Saved Obama From Scrutiny in Ghana

‘African Blood’ Saved Obama From Scrutiny in Ghana

During his visit to Ghana, President Barack Obama laid out a U.S. policy that wasn’t any different from that of his predecessors. But because Obama’s father hailed from my home…

Time for immigration Reform is Now