In the 2019 State of The Union Address, the President reiterated the need to secure our Southern border saying “Now is the time for Congress to show the world that America is committed to ending illegal immigration. In a multi-part series called “Immigration and the Border,” The Way It Is explores aspects of this crisis. Part two deals with the history of US immigration around the American Civil War. I’m Matt Tullar and here’s my opinion.

Call me simple, but I thought when the leader of the free world calls for action that most of us would hunker down and lend a hand but then I guess this isn’t the first time that America has been so politically divided that some continue to offer solutions while others work hard to sabotage the process and denigrate the President.