Despite being nominally opposed to illegal immigration, most mainline Republicans can always be counted on to bow down to the cheap labor lobby without fail.
Kansas Senator Roger Marshall recognizes that his state has a “labor problem.” To solve this problem, Marshall believes that expanding legal immigration should be on deck.
He told Latino Rebels reporter Pablo Manriquez that “legal immigration is going to be part of that solution” to “a huge labor problem” in Kansas. “As long as they give us $25 billion to finish the wall,” declared Marshall. “I think that everything would be on the table.”
This is one reason why being for border security is not enough. Republicans have to embrace a hardline stance on mass migration – be it legal or illegal. That means calling for an immigration moratorium, ending birthright citizenship, implementing E-Verify, and putting a stop to chain migration.
Border security is often cynically used by the political establishment to get elected officials, especially Republicans, to compromise on several micro-amnesties and expansions of legal immigration. Read more…