Stop Saying Wall

Great Wall of China, Ba Daling, Beijing China 2005 (photo: snowyowls)

Trump is Not Building the Great Wall of China

Illegal Border Crossing vs. Immigration Policy

Who Crosses the Border Illegally?

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Chief Carla Provost testifies before the Judiciary Committee hearing on the subject “The MS-13 Problem: Investigating Gang Membership, its Nexus to Illegal Immigration, and Federal Efforts to End the Threat”. June 21, 2017 (photo: Donna Burton)

Border Control

Reducing attempts to cross the U.S. border illegally

Trump’s Plan

Construction crews prepare a set of border wall prototypes along the U.S. border with Mexico on U.S. Customs and Border Protection property near San Diego, California. October 17, 2017. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by: Mani Albrecht)

“Not open borders, but immigration laws enforced with fairness and respect for human rights” -Hillary Clinton

“You’ve got to deal with the legitimate grievances and answer them, which is why today in Europe you cannot possibly stand for election unless you’ve got a strong position on immigration because people are worried about it. You’ve got to answer those problems. If you don’t answer them then … you leave a large space into which the populists can march.” -Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

Border Control Key Players

“Surely, there is a solution between those two numbers. I think both sides need to be flexible to come to a resolution. The whole goal here is to improve border security.” -Rep. Kevin Yoder

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