for Joe296: you say; "The only solution is ..." There are other solutions. To borrow from Benjamin Franklin - the best way to end illegal residence is to make them uncomfortable in the illegality. If you have enforcement of identity using E-Verify and people can't get jobs they will look elsewhere (back home?) If you have verification before being allowed to be given taxpayer money (food stamps and other entitlements) then being here illegally becomes uncomfortable. Agree with Joe296 - focus deportation on illegals committing a crime -get the really undesireables out of the country. I suggest folks take a close look at how Mexico treats those there illegally.