Jewish World Review July 8, 2014 / 10 Tammuz, 5774
Constitution, not illegal immigration is 'central to our way of life'
By Cal Thomas
The cab driver taking me to the
Those are the kinds of immigrants America should welcome. My driver -- I will call him "Yusef" (not his real name) says he works hard, supports his family and is outraged by those who break the law to cross the border and immediately begin getting free stuff that he, now a taxpayer, must subsidize.
Does anyone believe the unaccompanied minors pouring over the border -- 52,000 so far and 240,000 other migrants since April, according to The
Who will follow up to make sure each alien child is vaccinated, much less "sponsored"? Probably no one, because no one will ensure they will ever show up in court, as required for their cases to be properly adjudicated.
Disease is only one of many categories that make an alien ineligible for admittance to the U.S. The others are available on the DHS website (http://www.uscis.gov/iframe/ilink/docview/slb/html/slb/act.html). The clauses I mentioned are under ACT 212. After reading them, you might wonder why they are not enforced by the president, who took an oath to uphold them?
The one promise President Obama is keeping is to "fundamentally transform
Numerous opinion polls show the public disapproves of this transformation and a majority no longer favors this president.
The easiest solution to "immigration reform" is to first secure the border and then deal with the illegal aliens already here. Polls show the public favors this approach by large majorities. Meanwhile the president makes speeches and seeks to add to his party's political base, rather than solve the problem.
My cab driver, not the president, is modeling an approach to immigration most Americans support.
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