There should be no discussion whatsoever about changing or amending immigration policy without first securing our border, enforcing current immigration law, and implementing E-verify. The Boston Marathon bombing perfectly illustrates why we should insist that our borders be secured and our immigration policy vigorously enforced. Our borders are wide open and we all know it. You have no idea who the millions of illegal immigrants in this country are: You don’t know why they came, where they’ve been, what they bring with them. You haven’t asked each and every one of them. Our current immigration process does just that – so the United States knows that when an immigrant has become a citizen, his background has been checked for criminal records, his blood checked for communicable diseases, his financial records checked for stability, his knowledge of the country, its laws, and his reasons for being here committed to record. My husband went through that process and became a citizen, it’s not that hard!
The millions who go through that process have declared that they want to be citizens and they obeyed our laws so that they too could be protected by those laws. Many fled from countries where they didn’t have such protection. The last idea our representatives should be entertaining is to pile millions of illegal immigrants – who didn’t want to bother with our legal process – on top of the millions who did. This is already an overburdened process. How much extra taxpayer funded staff will have to be added to field the paperwork of all the new Amnesty recipients? How many legal immigrants’ cases will be slowed and pushed aside for illegals to get a cheap ticket at the front? Why should law-breakers be rewarded? Why should law-abiding legal immigrants be so slighted?
You should demand that every inch of our border is protected, fenced, surveiled and patrolled. You should oppose illegal immigrants being given any tax-payer funded services or driver’s licenses which are magnets drawing them here. You should demand the implementation of E-verify. This obvious and peaceful solution will have illegals returning to their countries of origin on their own. The interest of Big Businesses who want cheap labor are not more important than the safety of every citizen and the livelihoods of citizens out of work in Obama’s horrible economy. You should demand the implementation of voter ID – stand against those who are nullifying the votes of legal citizens with their fraud. Give these three to five years to work before discussing any Amnesty policy.
The anti-gun bill was killed this week. People know that where crazy people commit mass shootings and crazy Jihadists commit mass bombings, we need to be able to protect ourselves every single day. The best defense against both threats are law-abiding gun-owners exercising their right to bear arms, and the government and criminals shouldn’t be the only ones with guns. Your Amnesty bill should fail for similar reasons because it’s not just terrorists that are a concern. In my home of North Carolina there are dozens and dozens of crimes committed every month by illegal aliens. They are drunk drivers, rapists, molesters, batterers and murderers. We know about the government’s catch-and-release policy. We know of all the criminals who were released, supposedly in preparation for Obama’s Sequestration. The purpose of the government is to protect its citizens and part of that is securing our borders and enforcing the law. It’s obvious, we all know it, every country does it and there’s nothing racially charged or unfair about it. Stop the push for Amnesty!