Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
If some legislators have their way, children who are born in the U.S. to undocumented immigrants will lose their birthright and families will be sent packing. Many say talk of changing the Fourteenth Amendment is merely a political ploy in the midst of a heated mid-term election year. WOSU profiles a Columbus family which is a blend of illegal immigrants and American born citizens.
Two weeks ago, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles canceled about 42,000 vehicle registrations because the owners hadn’t proven their identities with a driver’s license, state ID card, or social security number. That move has hit undocumented immigrants especially hard. Some of them have actually left the state.