Mexican illegal immigrant Lindi sat down with her husband Marco Antonio in the weeks before Christmas to decide when to go back to Mexico.Contrary to what the Left has maintained, when the economics are changed to favor the Legal Americans rather than the Illegals, the Illegal Immigrants leave. Of course not all will go, but if the economic incentive is gone, most will leave.
The couple are among a growing number of illegal immigrants across the United States who are starting to pack their bags and move on as a crackdown on undocumented immigrants widens and the U.S. economy slows, turning a traditional Christmas trek home into a one-way trip.The fence is a must if we really want to secure the border, but when the law is enforced, the results are clear.
Mexican consular sources in Phoenix say they are seeing a spike in the number of immigrants applying for Mexican citizenship for their U.S.-born children, which will allow them to enroll in schools in Mexico. [emphasis mine]They didn't have to prove US Citizenship to go to school here, but they do in Mexico. But it's not just Mexican Citizens who are leaving.
Members of the Brazilian community in the U.S. northeast, meanwhile, say they are starting to see an increase in the number of illegal immigrants heading back to their homes in Brazil in recent months.However, many are moving to the Sanctuary Cities, Counties and States instead of going home.
While some illegal immigrants are simply self deporting, others are moving within the United States to avoid federal immigration raids and pro-enforcement measures passed by a patchwork of state and local authorities.Self-Deportation works and costs little.