Here's the deal,
Lock down the borders. East Germany kept people from escaping into west Berlin for some fifty years. We have the technologies to stop the flood of illegal immigrants into this country.
I am NOT against immigration, I am the child of an immigrant. I am, however, against ILLEGAL immigrants. We have laws. Respect them, and I will respect you.
I know someone is going to call me a racist for this post. Get real! this isn't about race or supremacy. It's about protecting my country from the onslaught of resource sucking parasites, and being able to prevent the 'terrorists' and contraband from crossing in along with the sea of migrants.
So, I know you will bitch that if we lock down the borders, we will starve the country of needed low-cost labor. Yes, I agree we need the labor, but I want them to cross legally. Our current system does not allow enough through , so make it easier.
Place many crossing stations along this new 'wall' and allow as many as needed to cross for work purposes. Take their picture, scan their fingerprints, and issue them a tamper resistant photo ID card. Then let them sign an agreement that they will only enter the country for work purposes, and that if they are caught committing crime, they will be deported with prejudice against re-entry. The agreement would stipulate that they can work for whatever wage an employer is willing to pay (do away with minimum wage laws...more on that later), and they will not pay taxes or contribute to social security. Their wages will be theirs to take back home or spend here. We don't really need to care what they do with it. The employer will be required to pay workman's compensation insurance for every dollar earned, but with no minimum pay, and no payroll tax, it would still be more economical for the employer.
Do away with the ridiculous 'birth right' to citizenship. The only way any immigrant can become naturalized is by applying for, and following our current procedure. NO grace periods or 'grandfathering'. If you entered this country illegally under the current system, you need to leave and re-apply for admission like the rest. No credits earned. NO AMNESTY
I don't want to pay for your health care, or your children's education. I don't want to here about your relatives and their struggles back home. they can come here and work, but if they can't work, they stay in their own country. We will be exporting enough monies under this new system that their government should be able to handle their problems there.
This isn't about saving the world from it's strifes, this is about saving OUR country for the imminent demise it will face with the uncontrolled bleeding we now suffer.