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Austin Petersen on Immigration

 

 


Problem is welfare state incentive, not immigration

If we have a problem, the problem is the welfare state. Certainly, my ancestors were immigrants. They came through Ellis Island, which actually was a very strenuous test. They had to go through a strict security check, a strict disease check, and then they could be admitted. At the moment, what's happening is the incentives are such that we are incentivizing illegal immigration. We need to disincentivize it. We need to incentivize people to obey the law.
Source: Merion West interview on 2018 Missouri Senatorial race , Nov 17, 2017

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