Influx of foreigners, especially illegal ones, is way too high

Influx of foreigners, especially illegal ones, is way too high


One need not be xenophobic to be concerned that the foreign-born population in the United States is at its highest level in history, as is the rate of increase in the past two years.

The concern isn’t that any particular origin of foreigners is problematic. The worry is that even open, freedom-based nations such as the U.S. need to maintain a common culture to avoid balkanization. At some point, a rush of immigrants overwhelms a nation’s capacity to absorb so many people unfamiliar with the nation’s mores and laws, both through formal processes and through the slower but more organic acculturation driven by a natural desire of immigrants to “fit in.”

As my colleague Conn Carroll noted on Monday, Pew Research reports that “of 24

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