Give Me Your Tired Give Me Your Tired/VideoThis work examines immigration in the USA-with emphasis on Texas-the inhumane atrocities on the border continue. “The Statue of Liberty means everything. We take it for granted today. Remember the Statue of Liberty stands for what America is. We as Democrats, have to remind ourselves and remind the country of the great principles we stand for. This is a place of protection. This is not a country of bullies. We are not an empire. We are the light. We are the Statue of Liberty.”---Jerry Springer, speech given January, 2003.