- Paul Moses: For St. Patrick's Day, Irish-Americans should reflect on journey to US
- They should embrace words of JFK, who argued immigrants make US stronger, he says
Paul Moses is the author of "An Unlikely Union: the Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians," newly released in the paperback edition. He teaches journalism at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)As St. Patrick's Day approaches in the midst of a bitter national debate over immigration, it's a good time to remember what a great Irish-American Catholic had to say on the subject.