Carter L. Clews

CP Op-Ed Contributor

Stop Illegal Amnesty On Behalf of My Immigrant Mother

My mother's maiden name was Eleanora Maria Marciano. That's about as Italian as you can get. And she certainly was. She came here – legally – as a seven-year-old child who spoke no English. And by the time she was 17, she was elected valedictorian of her graduating class.