A Reader Suggests Telling Immigrants That America Is “Settled Territory”—No Immigrants Necessary!
From: Carl [Email him]
Sometimes the best way to focus the public mind is a simple statement.
Regarding immigration: America is settled territory. Immigration is unnecessary.
On the contrary, the time has come for the United States to consider itself settled territory—just like Germany, or Italy or Ireland [Which in 1965 were almost entirely populated by Germans, Italians, and Irishmen] and to stop encouraging immigration altogether.
More Immigration?, NR, September 21, 1965
It’s even more true today…as Bart Simpson explains below.