Thursday, July 12, 2007

Please Accept This Flower . . . .

Hundreds of Green Card seekers stuck in admin hell flooded USCIS's office with bouquets of flowers, inspired by Gandhi to peacefully protest recent DHS mismanagement of immigration processes.

This graf got to me:

But they are weary of how their lives have been frozen in time. They must retain the same job title and income they had when they began the application process, which can last for eight years.
Our national relationship with the immigrant identity - both as imagined and as realized - is so terribly at odds with our policies . . . .

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