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James Jay Carafano: The administration's secure-the-border trap

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When the public clamors for action to curb illegal immigration, politicians push the "easy button." They mobilize the National Guard and send them to the border. It's a time-honored tradition, though not always efficacious. For example, in 1916, Poncho Villa launched a series of cross-border raids into the U.S. In response, we sent a few thousand troops under the command of Blackjack Pershing...

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