On Laura Bush: Why didn't she do more?
Where was Laura Bush when her husband sat in the Oval Office?
Why was she not enraged about the immigration problem then, and why didn't President Bush do more while was in office?
She should get off her high horse and stand with our president.
He wants to fix the problem.
—Jeanene Stein, Arlington
On immigration: Cheaper to deport
The current problem of families entering the U.S. without permission seems to me to have a relatively simple solution.
Detain these families until there are enough people for a planeload and then transport them back to their respective countries of origin on chartered and/or government owned aircraft.
Sure, this will cost the government some money up front, but not nearly as much as the staggering, long-term cost of supporting all these people here illegally for many years with emergency room healthcare and food and education for their children
I do not favor separation of families. Keep family groups together but send those coming illegally home as soon as possible.
—Larry McGuire, Crowley
On immigration: What about military kids?
I was just wondering if anyone feels equal sympathy for the 765,000 children separated from their active duty military parents.
—Jane Cote, Fort Worth
On immigration: Prayer beats protests
To the reader who asked why Christians aren't protesting children being separated from their parents, it's because many of us realize that protests and marches rarely if ever accomplish anything.
I didn't support this either, so I was praying nonstop for a solution.
When I do feel the need to let my voice be heard, I try to do so constructively with letters to my representative.
Now if people would only realize that pregnancies represent human beings as much as the rest if us, we could stop legal genocide.
—Chrysanne Mason, Euless
On immigration: Immigrants poorly treated
On I think it is both sad and pathetic that the leader of our country was separating children from their parents.
There must be a better way to accomplish his goal.
Not only that, but the Hispanic immigrant community has become a huge and important part of our economy.
It's also sad that for many years it was an acceptable practice to pay the immigrants a disgustingly low wage to do jobs that the American people did not want to do.
But now, we are kicking them out.
Our government has given people from other countries business loans, loans for home's and cars and financial aid that even some Americans can't get.
And now they want to turn their backs on these people and destroy and separate their families?
This is wrong on so many levels.
—Mary A. Starnes, Fort Worth