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Immigration Gambles: Part II

geezer117 Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 3:44 PM
If that were true, then California, where most illegals live, would be booming. Instead, illegals constitute the majority of gangs, welfare cases and prisoners in California. Yes we need more immigration to stay competitive, but only if we can choose who immigrates. We don't need more uneducated and unskilled millions.

Whose interests are immigration laws supposed to serve -- and whose interests do current immigration reform proposals actually serve?

In order to have any immigration policy serve any purpose, the border must first be secured. Otherwise American immigration policy exists only on paper, and is mocked by what happens on the ground, as masses of people cross the border illegally, in disregard of whatever policies are embodied in our laws.

Moreover, all the people who cross the border from Mexico are not Mexican. They can easily include Middle East terrorists. The fact that this obvious threat has been blithely ignored for years, in...