Ron Paul: 'We Don't Need A Border Wall If Trump Removes Incentives For Illegal Immigrants'

Zero Hedge | 1/8/2019 | Staff
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Former Congressman and libertarian icon Ron Paul has some advice for President Trump.

Instead of building a wall along the southern border to keep out illegal immigrants, maybe he should instead try removing the incentives that attract them to the US in the first place - incentives like a relatively easy path to citizenship and easy access to welfare benefits.

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After Paul said the shutdown "isn't significant in the scheme of things," Paul's interviewer, Squawk Box's Andrew Ross Sorkin, asked if he supported Trump's border wall, Paul responded that he "doesn't like walls" (though he didn't say outright that he opposes Trump's plans).

"I don't like walls. I'm a libertarian I don't want to wall people in and wall people out."

Borders

"I don’t want free, open borders either," he continued.

"I think you have to remove the incentives for...
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