On Monday, November 24, 2014 10:39:14 PM UTC-5, Doug Miller wrote:
I agree with the part that we have it backwards, that legal immigration
is too restrictive, while illegal is not enforced much at all. But I'd
disagree that we should just accept anyone who wants to come here that
doesn't have a criminal record, a disease, etc. Some reasonable numbers
of allowed immigration, by country, which is how it's supposed to work,
seems more reasonable. And guest worker permits, for a time period of two
or three years is needed too. No reason we should allow unlimited numbers, from
everywhere, to come here. I don't know of any country that does that
Instead of trying to come up with a complete solution to the problem,
one would think a very reasonable starting point would be to do two things
1 - Guest worker permits
2 - Tighten the border so that getting across illegally is difficult.
Step #1 would greatly assist in step #2, because the temporary workers
would no longer need to enter illegally.
Seems reasonable to me, but good luck getting in through the current
Kinda sorta. The extension of this part of the 14th Amendment is a
court action that took place years after enactment. There is a fair
amount of evidence from speeches and Congressional debate that as this
was originally envisioned, those coming from other countries were
specifically to be excluded. I did a rather large treatise on this
earlier in the thread if interested.
We do make it easier than many other places. You just have to wait
your place in line.
?Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive,
but what they conceal is vital.?
No problem with wanting a better life, but to start it off by breakin the
I find that the ones that have done it legally have a much better respect
for this country as compare to most(not all) that comme here illegally
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