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Immigration Gambles: Part II

RTUT24905 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 6:46 PM
Thomas Sowell for President. It would be nice if, Politicial = Common sense
John147 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 7:14 PM
Sowell , although wiser than Moses, is too old for the post. The stress alone would do him in. Now if he was an advisor that would be a different story. Unfortunately, who knows if in 2016 a) The GOP will win and b) If sowell will still be lucid. What a wonderful mind this guy has but better yet what a great communicator.

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...