Mexico has a radical idea for a rational immigration policy that most Americans would love. However, Mexican officials haven’t been sharing that idea with us as they press for our Congress to adopt the McCain-Kennedy immigration reform bill.
That’s too bad, because Mexico, which annually deports more illegal aliens than the United States does, has much to teach us about how it handles the immigration issue. Under Mexican law, it is a felony to be an illegal alien in Mexico.
The amount of greed, corruption, dishonesty, hypocricy, and naked political self-interest in the American debate over illegal immigration pretty much guarantees that nothing useful will ever be done.
I’d be interested to see how the following question would poll in the American Latino community:
- Would you support America adopting the Mexican immigration system?