Tuesday, November 18, 2014
"How Eisenhower solved illegal border crossings from Mexico"
That's the title of an interesting article in the Christian Science Monitor. In brief, Eisenhower mounted a big deportation push, whereupon hundreds of thousands of those not (yet) detained and deported beat feet on their own, rather than wait to be arrested and lose all they'd accumulated.
Of course, the numbers of illegal aliens were much smaller then . . . but given enough of an effort, and the political will to make it work, I think we could do it again. Time for pressure on the new Congress and Senate, perhaps? And on Republican candidates for the Presidency in 2016?
Go read the article. It's food for thought.