President Obama said a year ago that he was bringing 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. in 2016 to take some of the pressure off Europe. The majority of voters (77%) polled by Rasmussen Reports view that as a national security threat. Now he proposes bringing in more next year.
Then the recent Washington debacle in which 1,811 individuals were granted citizenship — although they were supposed to be deported — has brought more attention to the immigration issue.
So for anyone who is here illegally, planning to sneak across our border, or hoping for a free pass in, a lot is riding on this election.
The presidential candidates have offered up a wide range of fixes to the immigration issue …
• Republican Donald Trump has been the most vocal. He wants to build a wall across our southern border and return all criminal aliens to their home countries. Plus, he will defund "sanctuary cities" like San Francisco and some 60 others like it that provide protections for undocumented individuals.