People are more Anti-Trump then they are Pro-Hillary
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stop illegal immigrants from coming into the United States. Looking at what he has actually said about immigration I don't
see any form of racism. This Wall that people are furious about. I believe that the main opposition to it is based upon
hatred towards Donald Trump himself. By seizing going after the billions of dollars in remittances sent back to Mexico every year, Trump will demand a one-time payment towards the wall in order for Mexico to maintain that cash flow. All he is doing, is completing the wall that already exists. As for his ban on Muslims coming from countries associated with terror organizations, travel bans and restrictions on immigrants in the interest of national defense has been done throughout our history. When attacks occur in the US in the name of Islam should we not want to close our borders to those coming from our enemies strongholds?
This video with John Oliver goes into excellent detail of what else I can't afford to say here. It's funny and in some areas sad. Cites the info.
You're right it would harm Mexico. And again going back to the money sent back to Mexico, which is the "squeeze" Mr. Trump plans to apply to the Mexican government. Though remittances represent only 2% of the Mexico's GDP, much of the income is geared towards a developing Mexican infrastructure that income has doubled over the last decade. Not to mention increasing border crossing card fees and NAFTA work visas (both used by those on expired visas). It may not be feasible to cover the entire border in a physical wall, but adding to the already existing walls help decrease a number of entry points into the United States is. Trumps immigration reform calls for tripling the number of ICE officers and cooperation between them and local police to combat the gang and drug war spilling over our border. Funding would come from cutting tax credit payments to illegal immigrants ($4.2b)
By harming Mexico, you're harming America. As stated before, immigrants, illegal or not, come to America seeking decent paying jobs to feed their families back in Mexico. As stated in your source. By hurting them, they'll seek to come here even more.
To say you'd just fund the drug war further doesn't help either. As cited, the drug war is a major cause of illegal immigration due to the power it has given drug cartels. So why not just end it, and make a positive change across the board? Ending it would even save moneyAlso, to say this would patch entry points doesn't really add^. As illegals enter the country via plane, tunnels - and drug cartels shoot their product over with cannons. They'll find ways. If Drumpf wants to lower illegal immigration, then he should look for intelligent solutions, rather than "wall = I can't see it, can't hurt me."
And the efforts of Customs, Border, and local agents are laughable at the moment. There is little to no joint capability among the 3 agencies and they are simply spread too thin. Locking down the border allows them to isolate our side, while American military can increase drug interdiction (which the Mexican Government allows and works with us) which has great effect. Legalize marijuana to cut demand and match the efforts on both sides of the border.
To disincentivize them end the drug war. To do so further, make E-verify compulsory. Grant amnesty to all 11 million illegals so they can pay their share of taxes to the Gov. This net-gains us money, is 100x more effective, and eases up pressure for border agencies.
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