Brazilians Streaming Into US Through MexicanBorder - New York Times, 6/30/2005 Why doesn't Bush take illegal immigration more seriously? Several Iraqis have been caught trying to get into the US through Mexico, which is giving free passes across the border to any Brazilians who can pay $10,500. Illegal immigration is an economic issue, but--far more importantly--it is a national security issue as well. In the next elections, check out the candidates' views on this issue. Don't vote for them if they don't believe we need to crack down on illegal immigrants!