“All human beings long for a better and more prosperous life, and the challenge of migration cannot be met with a mindset of violence and indifference, nor by offering merely partial solutions.”
-- Pope Francis, in an hour-long speech to diplomats at the Holy See on Monday.
“It is obvious there is no security crisis at our southern border justifying a wall or the government shutdown. There is, however, a looming near-term crisis resulting from the shutdown—and a more distant crisis stemming from the failure to enact a comprehensive immigration policy.”
-- CFR President Richard Haass in a tweet on Monday.