Immigration

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The Issue and its Facts

America is a nation founded in large part on the principle of the “rule of law,” meaning that instead of a king – or dictator – who makes up their own rules, by living here we all agree to play by the same rules.

Illegal Immigration:

A nation’s borders signify the boundary within which it’s laws are enforced. If we do not enforce our border, we can’t enforce our laws. If individuals can move freely in and out of the United States without abiding by our laws, it draws every law into question.

Legal Immigration:

Our legal immigration policy should embrace the spirit of free enterprise. We support a system where individuals can engage in commerce globally, and where employers have access to the best workers and offer globally competitive wages.

Protectionism (highly limited immigration) does not help our economy or society. But open borders, or unmitigated immigration, do not work for the American economy either.

The Open Borders Perspective

Millions of people – entire families – live in the shadows. Children who came here illegally as infants are now in school and trying to go to college. They’ve worked hard and kept their noses clean, and they want the opportunity to experience the American Dream. It’s not fair to deny them that opportunity when their parents are only guilty of wanting a better life for their family.

The Conservative Perspective

Allowing – even encouraging – millions of people break the law undermines the very foundation of our society.

When we play by the same rules, it creates fairness. It’s not fair for someone who has broken the law to get special treatment ahead of someone who has spent years trying to become an American citizen.

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Which America do you want for your children?

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