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Close the borders

Donald Trump’s immigration policy does not go far enough. We should declare our borders closed entirely for three or four years.

We need to correct and strengthen our immigration laws.

The moratorium would give us time to build the wall between Mexico and the United States. It is enough time to process the illegal immigrants already detained and deport most of them.

There should be no more anchor babies. If you are illegal and caught, within 24 hours you should be on a bus, plane or train headed out of the country. You do not get a free lawyer, free room and board or any rights of American citizens. Illegal is illegal. This should apply to illegal people of any age, even children.

This will also give us time to thoroughly screen Muslim immigrants. The question isn’t if there are terrorists among them; the question is how many terrorists are among them. We have enough homegrown and immigrant terrorists here now. This would not be discrimination — nobody gets in.

Let us fix our borders and stabilize our economy. Americans and legal immigrants will benefit from our improved immigration policy.

Kathleen Bollinger


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