Lax border control will encourage mass migration to the United States, said Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup. That polling organization recently found that as many as 42 million Latin Americans would like to move to the United States.
Clifton stated, “Forty-two million seekers of citizenship or asylum are watching to determine exactly when and how is the best time to make the move. This suggests that open borders could potentially attract 42 million Latin Americans. A full five million who are planning to move in the next 12 months say they are moving to the U.S.
“Rather than find a solution for the several thousand potential migrants currently at the border, let’s start by answering the bigger, harder question — what about the 42 million who would like to come? What is the message to those millions who will seek entrance either legally or illegally? What should we tell them?”
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