This weekend in San Francisco while speaking to the National Automobile Dealers Association, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) said, “First and foremost we need to control our border.”
“The 40 percent of the people that have come here illegally came with a legal visa and overstayed their bounds,” he added. “We ought to be able to figure out where they are and politely ask them to leave.”
State and local enforcement should partner with the federal government to encourage illegal aliens to return to their home countries in a “compassionate” way, Bush continued.
The 9/11 hijackers, whose airliner suicide mission slaughtered thousands of Americans, obtained visas despite filling out “incomprehensible” applications, according to ABC News. One hijacker listed his occupation as “teater” while another said his destination was “Hotel.” The State Department freely granted them tourist and business visas, and allowed them to remain in the U.S. after their visas expired.