Why We Need to Open Our Borders

America needs to open her borders, to the right people.

This article details yet another reason why we need to open our borders to those willing to serve our nation. I’ve never understood why we continue to consider bad people citizens in good standing while refusing to admit those who want to work hard for their citizenship. Shouldn’t we aspire to be a meritocracy, where people are rewarded for contributing to society rather than merely for being born here?

 

Links:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/22/national/main20073449.shtml

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