American Identity

By |2014-03-12T14:42:11-05:00March 9th, 2014|Categories: Immigration, Politics|Tags: |

Defining the essential attributes of being an “American” is a dangerous undertaking. Although I’m hardly a member of a marginalized minority, it wasn’t too long ago that my Irish ancestors were considered by many to be not-quite-American by virtue of their Celtic heritage (and often their Catholic faith). Faced with a nation not only comprised [...]