If you were watching last night’s debate, you may have noticed a similar theme running through the candidates’ answers in regards to immigration: let them in. Not only did a good number of the candidates attempt to speak to America’s Spanish speaking population in Spanish, they also expressed their preference for much weakened border controls. At The Federalist, John Daniel Davidson writes (abridged):
The bottom line from Wednesday’s debate is that when it comes to immigration and the border crisis, the Democrats’ solution is open the borders.
it appears the 2020 Democratic candidates are nearly unanimous in their views on the border crisis. They would allow everyone seeking asylum into the country, which means, had any of them been in the White House last month, they’d have admitted 144,000 people—and wouldn’t have detained hardly any of them.
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