Rob Sobhani on Immigration
Sobhani proposes coupling the official adoption of English with an aggressive program of structured English immersion that would prepare the individual to move on into the general classroom and job market. He also would force reversal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission policy targeting small businesses that insist their employees be proficient in English.
In addition, the current rules would be ended that allow the added immigration of extended relatives. Spouses and children would be allowed in but not siblings, parents or even adult children. Amnesty permits for illegals also could be ended.
Related to the moratorium is the proposal to end the current government permissiveness that allows the chain immigration of groups of even distant relatives of a single person under the rubric of family reunification. It is these extended family members who are most likely to need access to public welfare, while few of them have the skills--or even the desire--to work.
For example, Mexican officials are allowed to export their revolution to the US by failing to provide a decent standard of living for their citizens, who then have to come to the US in search of a better future. In short, America has not insisted on good governance in Mexico.
Secondly, global prosperity requires a new narrative on immigration and cross border migration. If we allow the poor to escape to the rich and then redistribute this wealth to take care of the needy new arrivals, we will only impoverish ourselves in the process. Global prosperity must increase if we are to address this issue seriously, and thus, it is imperative that wealth be created indigenously--especially for the economies of Mexico, Central and South America [with US help via a Marshall Plan].
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