Dr. Ada Fisher: Immigration is changing our culture
Many of the public perceptions on the resistance to immigration period and illegal immigration specifically is couched in terms of “us” and “them” — not the “global we” which many promoting a New World Order of open borders and population control would like to see.
A big threat to each nation’s sovereignty is the idea that everyone has a right to migrate wherever they like without assimilation into the home nations where they want to go. Those espousing such, like the UN occasionally does, are not in the neighborhoods likely to be affected nor recipients of the benefits being given to the new immigrants.
The U.S. system of legal immigration is fraught with racism based on nations of origin, with the European nations granted more favor than Asian, then African and then those of the darker islands such as Haiti, Jamaica and Bermuda. Such disparities are often based on talent pools, worker assessments, religious similarities, etc.
Europe’s current immigrant dilemma in large measure reflects a dropping native population which necessitated importing workers. The problem arose when dissimilar cultures, particularly with different religious beliefs, became involved and the immigrant population’s reproduction rate threatened to surpass the existing cultures (a major problem for Israel). Such dynamics are a foreboding of civil disturbances with no easy solutions and can lead to cultural destruction.
It is right to protect the borders not just from people illegally seeking entry but as a check point to those bringing diseases into the nation such as atypical TB, which could wipe out areas where that disease is endemic.
The Obama Administration’s policy that allowed illegal immigrants to get jobs and be paid more than minimum wage with accompanying housing and medical benefits was and is wrong, disadvantaging citizens again. Why weren’t Native Americans given that option, especially given their sovereign rights to negotiate with the U.S. government? Bills put forth to grant higher education to illegal immigrant children may sound compassionate, but that same measure is disparate in its impact on poor people and the children of citizens of color, who are not given the same opportunity.
Our system of illegal immigration acceptance is not based on political asylum, which would theoretically grant Haitians a pass or allow refugees shelter, but flaunts economic opportunity for those who can walk across our borders no matter the potential displacement of U.S. workers. This necessitates a national e-verify screening.
There is an influx of drugs and gang activity along these porous seams at our borders as our feckless population — bent on self-pleasure at the hands of their own personal destruction — develop an insatiable appetite for drugs.
Illegal populations and those operating in our under-culture are witnessing an increase enrollment devaluing human life. The ability to make a fast buck at the expense of citizens who need these same opportunities is unacceptable.
The granting of sanctuary to those who don’t abide by the laws is a perplexing challenge, especially given the number of people we are willing to put to death who have taken a life, but we don’t rush to apply the same standards to those criminal elements here illegally.
The sad fact is that there are jobs which many citizens could do but don’t want, thinking the work is beneath them. The auto companies and others may be bringing back jobs, but don’t be deceived; robotics and AI (artificial intelligence) will soon likely wipe out the need for humans in these fields at the level where many find themselves unemployed. Higher education fails in continuing to educate with a redundant pattern unable to future focus.
The reality is the service sector is one of the few sites for jobs. I was flabbergasted to see an automatic flagman at a street construction site. Where are folks to find work?
The state and federal government ought to be required to hire citizens rather than outsource Social Security and Medicare query lines or toll roads. MSN and internet companies might take a similar hint as should the Donald Trump line of ties made overseas. All should be invested in finding new sources of employment for this nation.
Dr. Ada M. Fisher, a former member of the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education, is the N.C. Republican National Committeewoman. Contact her at P.O. Box 777, Salisbury, NC 28145 or email@example.com.
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