EDITORIAL THE NEED FOR REFORM CURRENT EVENTS MAKE THE CASE FOR NEW IMMIGRATION LAWS.WHILE House and Senate negotiators wrangle over competing immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. bills, the news provides even more reasons -- aside from the obvious ones of economic stability, national security and fixing a plainly busted system -- for comprehensive reform:
Last week, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a bureau of the United States Department of Homeland Security, is charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. trade laws. officer working along the Mexican border was arrested for waving illegal immigrants into the country. He's been charged with accepting bribes from coyotes.
Federal agents arrested 11 people in Oxnard in conjunction with a smuggling smuggling, illegal transport across state or national boundaries of goods or persons liable to customs or to prohibition. Smuggling has been carried on in nearly all nations and has occasionally been adopted as an instrument of national policy, as by Great Britain operation that brought in hundreds of illegal immigrants, including infants, from Mexico.
Despite efforts to step up enforcement, the sale of fake driver's licenses, green cards and Social Security cards -- mostly to illegal immigrants -- rampantly continues in L.A. The fraudulent system exacts a steep cost on businesses and local government.
What these three stories have in common is that all are examples of the widespread criminality fed by our existing immigration system. The country's lack of an adequate, orderly way of bringing immigrants into the country creates an exploitative market for coyotes and phony-ID peddlers. And as the case of the arrested border agent suggests, it can also lead to the corruption of law-enforcement officers.
The nation's current unenforced, arguably ar·gu·a·ble
1. Open to argument: an arguable question, still unresolved.
2. That can be argued plausibly; defensible in argument: three arguable points of law. unenforceable Adj. 1. unenforceable - not enforceable; not capable of being brought about by compulsion; "an unenforceable law"; "unenforceable reforms"
enforceable - capable of being enforced , laws benefit neither immigrants nor citizens, while rewarding lawbreakers.
What America needs is immigration reform Immigration reform is the common term used in political discussions regarding changes to immigration policy. In a certain sense, reform can be general enough to include promoted, expanded, or open immigration, but in reality discussions of reform often deal with the aspect of that controls the border, opens up opportunities for orderly legal immigration and finds a way to bring some 12 million illegal immigrants out of their current dangerous realm of invisibility.
And though the specifics of such legislation are still being worked out, the need for the law is clearly overwhelming.