A reader just sent me links to writings in The Oil Drum
and the Sign on San Diego
. It looks like the situation south of what border still exists is getting worse. What that means, it that immigration pressure is also going to increase.
I support increased border security and repatriation of the lion`s share of illegal immigrants-most of whom are from Mexico. I think if done right this might help improve the situation both in Mexico and here in the US. However this needs to be carefully. We ideally need a situation in which folks are going to Mexico because of changed economic incentives-not at gunpoint.