Can the Border Divide Us is a series of lectures that is sponsored by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. They use their Frontera Fund to finance these public events. The lectures helps various members of society and the community to figure out the best ways to resolve the border issues that are causing a lot problems in modern society.
Can the Border Divide Us utilizes panels, lectures and films that focuses on the border and the lives that are impacted by this dilemma. Everyone does not fully understand the all the problems that result from the border issue. However, to some extent they are aware that it is a problem.
One of the biggest problems that people worry about on the borders is the issue of sovereignty. When a country cannot control its borders it is no longer an independent nation. That is one of the biggest concerns that conservatives have with the issue of illegal immigration. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Michael Lacey | Twitter
No country can allow numerous numbers of people to consistently cross their borders at will and resettle within their territory. This could drastically change the social, cultural and economic makeup of a nation. Anti-immigration groups and supporters believe this is the current situation that is happening within America.
People who support immigration (whether documented or undocumented) disagree. They believe that immigration can actually help to strengthen the nation.
While they do not agree that people should just freely enter into the U.S.without being processed into American citizens at some point in time; they do not want to send people back to the bad life they just escaped.
There is no easy solution to the border situation. People from all sides must come together to find workable solutions for the nation, for each state and each community. This is why Can the Border Divide Us discussions are so important. This series of public lectures take place on college campuses, convention centers and in open forums at select locations.
When Can the Border Divide Us public engagements features films; the movies feature the directorial talent of up and coming filmmakers or seasoned veterans.
The films feature specific topics that will be covered during a meeting. Movies help to provide a deeper understanding and thorough insight into the various situations that take place along the border.
America needs to have discussions about the current state of immigration affairs within this country. This issue impacts all American life. Everything from employment to the economy is impacted by the border issue.
This issue also forces people to really assess what they believe about America’s constitution and if they really consider this country to be a nation of immigrants for immigrants.
There have been thousands of people who have come out to show support for the Can the Border Divide Us events. Larkin and Lacey know that these discussions must continue to improve current state of immigration in America.
While no one group or person has the final solution to the border situation; Can the Border Divide Us meetings help ensure that the best possible outcome is being decided for this turbulent issue.