Why The Wall Is Not The Solution To Illegal Immigration

H.L. Mencken famously said, “There is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.”

Donald Trump’s wall has been a centerpiece of Republican immigration policy since 2015. The bruising fight over wall…

The idea of the wall is established on the premise that a physical barrier running the entire length of the US-Mexico border is the only way to prevent illegal immigration. The total length of the US-Mexico border is 1,989 miles (3,201 km) and the sheer length of the border would make the construction of a wall along the southern border a massive undertaking.

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