By continuously expanding the scope of the Executive, members of Congress find themselves on a small and small political playing field. Many of the issues that they should be deciding have been relegated occasional show votes for party allegiance.... The other side of this is the idea that people may actually know their community in better and more intimate way because of the fruitfulness of persevering the process. Do your neighbors seek independence or autocrats?
Pandering to political bias doesn't help fix the problem that most illegal immigrants come to the US legally and never go home, because the system is understaffed. Fix the system and create pro-peace policies abroad to stem the flow of refugees. By closing the border, companies and investors may limit involvement overseas, thus staggering economic growth. Free trade means open borders.