The Truth on Asylum and Immigration

by Karl Denninger

The breathless media says that Trump’s asylum acceptance rate at the southern border is just 1%.

Of course this belies several facts that nobody wants to talk about, starting with the fact that a huge percentage of those appearing or being caught at our southern border claim asylum knowing they have no factual basis for it — they are simply economic migrants.

But why are they economic migrants?

Not because they are going to come here and work.

That’s not, by the way, a matter of intent.

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