Obama has encouraged this influx. The Chamber of Commerce has encouraged this influx. Mexico has encouraged this influx. Special interests like La Raza have encouraged this influx. It is hardball politics.
As I have written before I am very torn on this issue. I think everyone has the right to pursue happiness, American or not. It says quite a lot that so many people risk so much to come to this country.
On the other hand what is happening on the border has not happened organically. It is a reflection of policy and I think it’s legitimate to have a problem with that.
(From The Daily Mail)
Vickers, 64, told MailOnline on Wednesday that since 2012 his organization, the Texas Border Volunteers, has counted 259 dead bodies in his native Brooks County alone, including those of children.
‘And we’re probably only finding 20 per cent of them. A lot of people die out here.’
‘We find a hell of a lot of women,’ he said. ‘Three of the last ones who have died on my ranch have been women. We found a dead 12-year-old boy on my neighbor’s property.’