Fear of the “other” is not new to America. However we are a nation of immigrants, whose very society was built and made stronger by the hands of those who traveled here before us.
With the often negative and dehumanizing rhetoric in the current immigration debate, maybe it is time to step back and reflect on what it is that makes us strong, and what values this country was built on.
We recently produced this PSA to remind people that fears of the “other” are just as unfounded today as they were when this nation began.
Continue reading to watch the 1 minute PSA, read the transcript, and to get links to the original quotes in their full context. Read more