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A Losing Immigration Strategy

man of steel Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 5:30 PM
Over half of illegals in our country today came here after 9/11/01. Think about that. How many of those illegals are, or could be, terrorists from countries other than Mexico. It's bad enough that we let anyone from Mexico come here, but nobody knows where these people originate from. Americans are subjected to fondling and see-through screenings at airports every day, yet people that are sworn to kill us can just walk through our southern border.
Everyone in Washington is showing new interest in immigration reform. President Barack Obama needs to do something to cement the loyalty of Hispanics, who did so much to re-elect him. Republicans seem to grasp that they had better soften their hard line unless they want to forfeit any hope with Latinos and Asian-Americans.

Both sides also agree that a balanced, two-part approach is in order: stricter enforcement and improved border security on one hand and a pathway to legalization on the other. It's an excellent plan -- except for that first part.

To say we need more enforcement to seal the border is...