After reading Mr. Jacoby on the topic of immigration for years, I was disappointed that he is simply willing now to throw up his hands and have open borders. While we may have necessarily had fewer restrictions when we were a new and growing country, open borders makes no sense today.
Is there all of a sudden no such thing as over population? With our entitlement system the way it is, it's also not fair for someone to come in at the 12th hour and take advantage of the "perks" of citizenship that others have earned and long waited for. Also, these ideas do nothing to deal with the 12-20 million who have illegally entered our country.
The biggest problem with our quota system is not simply the quota system, but the lack of enforcement of it