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A Better East Texas: Illegal Immigration

The reason we have a problem with illegal immigration is because there are a lot of people who want to live in this country. That's not going to change.

Most Americans agree, especially Texans, if we're going to solve this problem the borders must first be secured. 

Admittedly it's a huge undertaking but failing to do it will result in a permanent problem. After that the long term solution must find a way to encourage immigrants to become officially registered.

They will remain in hiding if they fear being deported. If they have a job and an employer will vouch for them I say let them stay as long as they keep a job, pay taxes and remain registered.
Or even better let them go through the citizenship application process.

After that, if they're convicted of a crime or fail to maintain proper registration then they need to be deported.

Residency in this country should not be based on your ability to evade the law or bear children.


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