Does anything reveal more about the ugly strain of American arrogance and entitlement than calls by immigration enthusiasts to use the pandemic as an excuse to further raid the health professionals of underdeveloped countries?
Many nations around the world already have a large percentage of their doctors working in U.S. hospitals instead of helping the woefully underserved populations of their homelands. As a matter of international ethics, let's stop using our immigration system to wave around wads of cash to deny the world's poor their doctors and nurses.
Immigration violations, mostly by illegal immigrants, has jumped over drugs to become the top federal crime.
Federal sentencing for immigration violations surged 22.9% last year, according to the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s annual report shared with Secrets.
The result was that over 38% of all cases were immigration-related.
“Immigration offenses increased by more than 5,000 cases from the previous year and accounted for the largest single group of federal crime — a position held by drug offenses in FY17,” said the commission.
Have you noticed how at the same time single-family homes have gotten larger, apartment buildings in cities are cramming more, but tinier units into gigantic high-rise buildings? BOTH are super expensive and require massive amounts of resources to operate and maintain.