The Honorable Mr. Barr is correct in his post below. The two key words are “law” and “sovereignty.” We can have all the compassion in the world, and all the openness in the world, to people who will obey our laws, come here legally, and learn our language and our civics. But that doesn’t mean we have to accept people who break our laws by their very entry — and who, often as not, make no efforts to assimilate. Such people deserve nothing from us but spirited and active opposition to their very presence among us — and a determination to send them home.
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