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Undocumented do not have rights

It is interesting the progression of The Sun over the years. Now, “undocumented” are regarded as part of the “citizenry” deserving of all rights that a citizen expects (“Sabotaged Census: Citizenship question guarantees undercount,” March 27). The definition of "citizen,” at least in my dictionary, is "a person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a nation.” According to The Sun, that includes those that steal across the border under cover of darkness. Just like The Sun's aversion to ID cards, your position further weakens the law and order of the United States.

I am a big fan of the border wall (actually, I think it should be a technological wall), but I also believe we should have a path to citizenship for the undocumented that would give them three years to learn English and civics (with a test), not be on any government handouts and no arrests. If they don't comply, they are out. Finally, the U.S. should have a "immigration matrix" going forward — jobs need to be filled on one axis and countries on the other axis with quantities of immigrants that would be permitted entrance. That shouldn't be too hard to do and provide some semblance of order which is sorely missing now.

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Lyle Rescott, Marriottsville

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