Yes, it is hard to look at the Central American children who sneak across the border without feeling compassion for them. And I knew it was just a matter of time before someone such as Beverly Frierson played the Statue of Liberty card (“Whatever happened to welcoming huddled masses?” Friday).
But where would she have it stop? In 1890, four years after the statue was completed, the U.S. population was 63 million. There were 44 states. Currently we are above 300 million, with 50 states.