Controls for an Alien Invasion

The Administration's new policy on immigration

WILL THE LAST AMERICAN LEAVING SOUTH FLORIDA PLEASE BRING THE FLAG So reads a bumper sticker in Miami. It is one small sign of Floridians' growing anger about the 150,000 Cuban and Haitian refugees who have beached on their state's shores since the 1980 Mariel boatlift. Although the care of undocumented aliens from the Caribbean is a federal responsibility, the burden of supporting them has fallen mostly on Florida, and Governor Robert Graham has had enough of it. He is suing the Federal Government for failure to curtail immigration...

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