As Washington struggles with legislation to let people already in the country stay here, there’s insistence on ‘beefing up the border first’.
It may be ‘easy’ to sneak across unguarded portions of Arizona, but it’s not easy to enter the country through its airports.
Plenty of countries’ citizens don’t have to get visas to come here. But they have to request permission in advance. And pay for the privilege (that ‘fee’ is supposed to, somehow, promote rather than discourage tourism). They call that visa a ‘visa waiver’.
It’s even easier to come to the U.S. if you’re Canadian. Unless you were found with two ounces of marijuana in 1981.
Only he was denied entry into the U.S. because when the 50 year old man was 19, he was arrested and paid a $50 fine for something that’s now legal in Colorado and Washington State.
His consolation prize?
Beer-maker Bud Light Canada, which sponsored the fantasy football contest that Wilkinson won, has invited him to attend its Super Bowl party at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom as their guest Sunday afternoon.
It’s a good thing I’m a U.S. citizen, because I can’t imagine what I’d have to go through to come here otherwise!