Jacobs: Protecting border like protecting your home

An unknown lady sent a letter to the editor of her local newspaper. Her point: Some people are angry that the U.S. might protect its own borders, might make it harder to sneak into this country and, once here, to stay indefinitely. Let me see if I correctly understand the thinking behind these protests. Let’s […]

Jacobs: Unlawful entry and immigrants

The Constitution authorizes the Congress to “make a uniform Rule of Naturalization.” I suppose that also means Congress gets to say how many immigrants we accept each year. A million? Whatever . . . Congress must also decide the qualifications needed to move in with us. Lepers? Card sharks? Alcoholics? Unrepented Communists and Nazis? It […]