|The Wall already exists in the minds of those who would violate the border.|
Even without an actual wall in place, illegal border crossings in the South West are down 40% last month, according to just released Customs and Border Protection numbers. Typically, the January to February change is an increase of 10% to 20%, so this represents an even bigger drop. It seems just the mere thought of the wall is having a healthy effect.
The number of illegals stopped at the border was 18,762 people in February, down from 31,578 in January. According to the Department of Homeland Security, this means that less people are attempting the dangerous journey north to the border along cartel-controlled smuggling routes.
This means less crime, less downward pressure on low wages, and perhaps most importantly fewer Democrat voters because illegal immigrants almost invariably vote Democrat, and Democrat-controlled states and cities find ways to let them vote.
In California, for instance, illegal immigrants can vote with just a driving licence. This year a new motor voter law AB 1461 will go into effect, automatically registering most licensed California drivers to vote. This means that AB60 illegal alien licensees will also be registered to vote as a result. AB60, which has been in effect since January 1, 2015, allowed over a million illegal aliens in California to get driving licenses while officially hiding their illegal status from immigration authorities.
Trump's coming wall will be very bad indeed for Mexican gangs and the Democrat Party. Both full of very nasty people.