Re: “Kids aren’t political fodder” (Viewpoint, 7-3).
Rather than setting the tone for thoughtful deliberations aimed at meaningful solutions, Professor Maria Chavez has chosen propaganda over informed analysis regarding the problems of border security.
In reporting the tragic plight of children who are crossing our borders illegally, she questions the motives of Americans in our “xenophobic” immigration debate. The crisis on our borders has been brewing for many years largely because Congress is a body that responds to crises, rather than acts proactively to head them off.
As for the American public, the largest group of which consider themselves …