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Chris McDaniel on Immigration

 


Start controlling illegal immigration with border control

The United States was built by immigrants willing to take a chance and grasp opportunity and freedom. However, our country's lax enforcement of immigration laws have resulted in less offering of opportunity and freedom to the tired, hungry, huddled masses. Instead, our broken immigration system offers opportunity to plunder the creations of the millions of immigrants who came before.

The push for amnesty for illegal immigrants is nothing new. Amnesty was granted to 3 million immigrants in 1986. It did little to solve the problems 27 years ago, and it would do little to solve problems now. The Congressional Budget Office estimates another wave of amnesty would drop wages for American workers for at least the next 12 years, exacerbating an already difficult situation for the next generation of American jobseekers.

McDaniel believes strongly that now is the time for the US to get a handle on the out of control problem of illegal immigration. He believes that starts with border control.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, chrismcdanielforsenate.com , Oct 17, 2013

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