Watch Fox's Laura Ingraham Push Nativist Policies In Response To Humanitarian Crisis At The Border
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From the July 2 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:
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INGRAHAM: OK, first thing you do is start deporting people -- not by the hundreds, not by the dozens. By the thousands. And that means entire families. Not just a father, a mother. But we keep families unified by deporting all people who are are here illegally, that's number one.
INGRAHAM: Number two, we have to stop visas and stop foreign aid to countries who will not repatriate the citizens of those countries that left and came to our country illegally. We're seeing this with Guatemala, [El] Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, some of the South American countries. If they don't agree to repatriate their citizens back home and stop sending signals, implicitly, explicitly, that people should come here, then they get no foreign aid, we stop all visas from those countries coming in. This is a crisis, and we have to deal with it in a serious way.
Number three, I think there has to be an end to this thing called birthright citizenship. Some people call it anchor babies. But this is not required by our Constitution, it doesn't require a constitutional amendment. Harry Reid was for this about 15, 16 years ago. He went on the Senate floor and proclaimed that we should end birthright citizenship. So, that should go.
We should also have severe penalties in place that are enforced, Bill, against employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants and undercut the American worker and the legal immigrants who want to earn a decent wage. Severe civil penalties. If they have to be criminal penalties for successive violations, we have to do that.
I think Krauthammer is right, we need a wall and/or a fence in the places along the border that that is practical. We have to absolutely have that in place.
I think no welfare for households that house illegal aliens. That's a big magnet. Food stamps, disability, obviously the concern about Obamacare, that's critical.
We also have to make sure that bank accounts, housing, people who can rent houses -- if you're in the country illegally, why are you allowed to enter into a rental agreement -- to live in this country? That should not be allowed.
So, there are a lot of common sense steps that we can take that both take the magnet away, we enforce the border, as you said, with the National Guard, we work with border states at a federal level. And we don't file lawsuits against the border states when they actually want to enforce the border.