A proposal to encourage elderly immigrants to take their Social Security payments in their native countries, where the cost of living is lower, saving U.S. taxpayers billions on Medicare and other welfare programs.
When New Jersey Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez came out in favor of replacing Americans with foreign workers while campaigning among the H-1B bodyshops, his Republican challenger had a chance to distinguish himself. He did not do so, and lost.
If and when I find an environmental conservancy group that also takes a reasoned and reasonable position on population growth, and is not opposed to balanced immigration enforcement and control, I will gladly contribute.
According to the Washington Times, a proposal to double the annual H-2B visa cap of foreign guestworkers (for seasonal non-agricultural jobs) from 66,000 to 132,000 could be inserted into next week's must-pass spending bill.
Middle Easterners from places like Syria, Iraq, and Egypt do indeed travel the same routes as Hondurans to the U.S. southern border, and rising numbers of suspected terrorists have, in fact, been apprehended at the border or en route in recent years.
Although Democrats routinely deny that they're for open borders — dismissing the very suggestion as an outrageous slur — their reaction to Sunday's violence by some of the Central American illegal aliens in Tijuana suggests otherwise.
Even with the difficulties involved, it is remarkable that the government doesn't attempt to use the immigration court process more frequently as a means to expel potentially dangerous aliens with a nexus to terrorism, rather than risk an unexpected attack.