Those calling for our southern border to be opened to everybody are arguing that those entering the United States are being persecuted. This is hardly the case. They are being told that America is the land of opportunity. Because of our generous welfare system and generally Christian worldview, these children will be cared for.
“Central Americans have adopted the Jor-El strategy. They figure the United States is a nation of Jonathan and Martha Kents.
“Why now? Parents could have done this at any time over the last ten years. Are the children fleeing the Mexican drug cartels? Or are their parents using them as paid escorts?”
As usual, some liberals have gone over the top with their rhetoric. Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA) told local reporters he was looking into ways to help the Obama administration deal with the tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border.
He said “My inclination is to remember what happened when a ship full of Jewish children tried to come to the United States in 1939 and the United States turned them away, and many of them went to their deaths in Nazi concentration camps.”
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