In Illegals, The Unacceptable Cost Of America’s Failure To Control Its Borders, Darrell Ankarlo didn’t just complain about illegal immigration, he became a part of it. The author braves illegal border crossings to get a real handle on the issue of illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States and back. Illegal immigration is such a hot button issue, and the author really wanted to expose it for what it is: dangerous. Not only do illegals risk their lives due to climate, but some are drug mules who die from drug balloons bursting inside them.
I was surprised at the compassion I felt for some of the situations of the people trying to get into America. I have no problem with immigration; I have a very big problem with illegal immigration. That hasn’t changed. I found myself understanding perhaps a bit more about why so many people are willing to risk their lives to enter our country. This country needs to step up its immigration laws and procedures, to be sure. But the immigrants are certainly not the only ones to blame. Many people will hire illegal migrant workers because they work so hard and for such little money. That does NOT help the problem.
I recommend this book. It will give you a different perspective regardless of on what side of the fence you stand.
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