#TIA – The additional irony about Trump’s great wall is that its greatest beneficiary would be Mexican drug cartels.
During his State of the Union address, Donald Trump argued that building a wall would put drug cartels and related criminal actors out of business. This statement must have surprised the leaders of drug cartels, since Trump administration asylum policies have already been a boon for human smuggling operations and a wall would likely be even better for cartel business.
“Now is the time for Congress to show the world that America is committed to ending illegal immigration and putting the ruthless coyotes, cartels, drug dealers, and human traffickers out of business,” declared Donald Trump in his State of the Union address. However, those who have analyzed cartel behavior conclude that the administration’s immigration policies will have the opposite effect.
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