The good news is that even if we can’t build a consensus on the wall and deportation policy, there are steps we can take to right the ship that cost little, if anything, to implement.
Here are five essential steps toward restoring integrity and common sense to our legal immigration strategy.
- Repeal Birthright Citizenship for Birth Tourists
- Tougher screening for visitors
- Crack down on visa abuse stateside
- Shift from family reunification to a merit-based system
- Demand reciprocity
A few of these are in the recently released legislation supported by President Trump. The ones that aren’t should be considered.