Correct Immigration Policy in 11 Sentences

One of key characteristics of a legitimate government is that it actually has controls over its own geographic space and borders.  A government that can’t do that risks being a failed state.  It is a key competency.  Failure there indicates a deeper illness in the system that must be remedied.  Those who won’t remedy a problem of this sort are unwilling to govern.

The answer is to get on top of the problem and THEN to legislate a way to deal with the ongoing issue.  So, CONTROL the border and THEN find a way to address the desire for immigration.

There is nothing wrong with immigration or immigrants.  It is obvious America is a nation of immigrants.  However, the right immigration is legal immigration.  And once we have restored control of the borders, we can deal generously with those who want to immigrate.