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Open Borders policy of politicians makes us vulnerable

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Submitted by Info Tech Guy (United States), Apr 27, 2005 at 08:28

With an estimated 10,000 illegal aliens entering the U.S. via Mexico every day, the idea that the U.S. enforces its borders is a myth. The de facto policy which Congress and the President have settled on is "open borders" -- ineffectual enforcement of the U.S. border.

Some argue that this merely permits "willing workers" from impoverished Mexico to find employment in low-paying U.S. jobs. But no one is checking who crosses the border illegally.

It is important to point out that Islamists exist in Central and Latin America. Muslims have settled all across Central and Latin America. Muslims who have settled/been born south of the U.S are perfectly able to speak Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese. They can blend into the local populations.

Until the U.S. Congress and President seriously enforce border security, targeted actions such as is described in this article are of limited impact.

We must ask ourselves how many of the 10,000 illegals entering the U.S from Mexico each day are either Islamists or may be susceptible to the hate-laced message of Islamist as Jose Padilla was?
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