You heard about Jim Acosta going to the border wall and effectively endorsing it because all was tranquil, right?
That same day 21 bodies were found 3 hours up the border on the Mexican side from drug gangs fighting. It was reported that 29,000 were killed in 2017 alone.
Explain that to the Israelis.
"After breaking ground in 2010, Israel completed the 242-km. (150-mile) fence in December 2013 at a cost of around $450 million. Whereas about 9,500 Africans crossed into Israel illegally in the first six months of 2012, less than three dozen did so in the first six months of 2013, at which time the major components of the barrier had been completed. Illegal immigration through Sinai dropped to 11 cases in 2016 and 0 in 2017."
Walls/fences aren't 100% effective, nor has anyone claimed they were. They are one component and do deter and block many. Where border walls exist, the numbers crossing have dropped dramatically, here and elsewhere.
Walls/fences are used around prisons, military bases, government complexes, sports venues, gated communities, estates, and pastures because they are very effective. Other measures are usually used in conjunction with the barriers, but the barriers are a big part of the equation.
I made no such equation. I simply stated, factually, that walls/fences are an effective means of keeping people out of, or in, an area. Does your house have walls? Doors and locks? Is anyone welcome to freely come into your house, at any time, and make themselves at home? Invite their family and friends to come to your house and also make themselves at home? ,
The only thing this country has consistently done since its inception is war. That is what has made this country "great". Newsflash: we are still warring.
Well, Theseus, you can't win them all, I guess...
Funny how everybody seems to think the "war on drugs" is worth "fighting" ... but we repealed the 18th Amendment because we saw Prohibition wasn't working, and actually led to MORE violence and gangs.
Someone's sure spent a lot on these caravans invasions.
Nope. I was surprised to read about the number from Bangladesh...wtf, that's in southern Asia.
Yes, still, hadn't heard of Bangledashis coming through Mexico before, but the number has been increasing.
Eh...Let em march.
Sooner or later, they'll figure out it's a waste of time....and tamales.
No one marches that distance, never breaks a sweat or dirties their shoes or white clothes, is still overweight, and never runs out of charge on their cell phones...Just sayin'.
Yea, that only happens in movies.
Got that right..
By your 'reasoning', none of the other people in the previous "caravans" would have made it to the border...yet they did.
Of course there are. Kids are seen as a "free pass" into the US, so it is largely a combination of our open borders and failed immigration policy that has made it even more dangerous for kids.