Illegal Immigration Persuasive Letter

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September 27, 2017
U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert
2243 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Congressman Gohmert:
I myself am a Texas native and although I don't reside in a border town, I feel illegal immigration an border security is something that's plaguing both my beloved Texas, as well as our great nation. I am a United States born hispanic American; my parents are U.S. born citizens as are my grand parents and many generations before. So it is with careful calculation that I have viewed this pressing issue and compiled my stance on what I feel would be most beneficial to all parties concerned.

I have to agree with your stance on securing our border first. This is something that has to be done and must be our initial step in this process, because beginning with anything
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In my opinion, one of the most beneficial ways to do this is increasing our border patrol agents and outfitting them with the most up to date equiptment in order to make their job easier and as safe as possible. I do understand that this would take an increase in funding, and that is something that has to be addressed seperately. My view on funding is that if we eliminate the need for housing captured illegal immigrants then we would have the necessary funds available, but that will be something that comes further into the process. Once the initial steps have been taken it will be important to address the legal ramifications in place for migrants that are caught crossing illegally into our country. In order to conceive a policy that would make the statement that is necessary our nation as well as the individual border states would have to work with Mexico to create a plan of action to return captured illegals in a more timely manner. In addition to the immediate action, I feel that we need a better records and linked communication of records system to keep track of the individuals who have been
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