Eric Greenwell
OPINION: Opposing illegal immigration is not racist

“Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me…” -Emma Lazarus, “The New Colossus,” 1883


This quote, displayed at the base of the Statue of Liberty, is a compassionate representation of an ideal of this great country; it is also not contractually binding.