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Immigration Gambles: Part II

MikeP29p Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 5:06 PM
Illegal immigration is like a boat with a leak. You have to stop the leak before you worry about what to do with the water that is already inside the boat. Dr. Sowell is right, we need to secure the borders before we start worry about a path to citizenship for those already here illegally.

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...