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originally posted by: Skid Mark
Walls work. Nobody can possibly tunnel under them.
The overall estimate has fluctuated little in recent years because the number of new unauthorized immigrants is roughly equal to the number who are deported, leave the U.S. on their own, convert to legal status, or (in a small number of cases) die, according to the Pew Research analysis.
originally posted by: Chickensalad
a reply to: network dude
You bring up a good point but it's not that simple. It has become increasingly more difficult for most in SA to legally migrate here. It takes quite a few hoops to jump through and quite a bit of money that moat don't have. On the flip side, its far more easier for a European to come this way. They usually have the means and qualified sponsors.
My issue with our immigration problem is our outdated and draconian system that hasn't been updated withnthe rest of the world. The whole damn thing needs overhauled and modernized. We shouldn't be making it so damn difficult for both those that wish to migrate and those that do the footwork in government to help people migrate.
It's a damn cluster#*#.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: TheBulk
We have boatloads of that for our size. Again, here, as in your nation, the bulk of that illegal immigration is via airports, ports, and the like. Your border controls are not the problem. Its keeping track of those who enter the nation via normal channels and then go off the map. Those make up the bulk of the immigration problem! Good freakin grief!
originally posted by: TheBulk
Because you know what its like living on the border or near it, dont you? Tell us about your vast experience.