Our general thoughts on immigration

DSCN0731The news media are quite interested in finding out if we support GOP candidate Donald Trump’s ideas about immigration. In light of that, below is our general position on the topic.

A free South will have a name and place among the nations of the earth. And we will understand the meaning of the term “nation.” It means people of historic European stock. We will not be a “melting pot” or a misnamed “nation of immigrants.” Others already have their own countries; the South is ours. From this premise flows our immigration policy.

That policy will be one that serves the interests and needs of our people, our Folk, our nation. It will not serve sentimental fantasies about the “huddled masses” of immigrants that pour into the USA. Neither will it serve the utopian fanatics who wish to remake society in the image of anti-white “diversity.” And it will not serve profiteers with endless streams of cheap labor.

The strength of a nation-state is continuity from past to future. Currently, the USA regime is engaged in endless demographic revolution, fed continuously by Third World immigration of non-Whites from Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and various Muslim countries. Therefore, the immigration policy of a free South will not bring radical changes to our people and lands.

Southern immigration policy will limit the overall numbers of immigrants to prevent burgeoning population growth and attendant problems of overcrowding, excessive urban and suburban development, and environmental stress. Our new policy will limit immigration to people of historic European ancestry, thereby preventing extensive changes to the South’s racial/ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic make-up.

Candidates for immigration to a free South shall be people of good character and the possessors of skills and talents deemed useful to our society. We shall also permit entry to a selected number of foreigners, who, as refugees, are fleeing genuine persecution such as whites in South Africa and the former Rhodesia.

Immigrants who become citizens will not have the unlimited right to sponsor relatives for admission, who in turn will sponsor more relatives in an endless chain of immigration.

Immigrants who wish to become citizens in our free South, or, more precisely, one of its constituent States, must reside therein for at least ten years. They shall be required to renounce all loyalty to their countries of origin, demonstrate mastery of the English language, obtain character references from the leaders of their communities, and pass extensive written tests on Southern history and culture. Citizenship will not be granted to the children of foreign parents simply because they are born in the South.

Our immigration policy, unlike the current policy of the USA regime, will not tolerate illegal immigration of any sort. Our borders will have adequate security. Moreover, those suspected of being in the South illegally will be subject to an identification process, and if they are discovered to be in the South illegally they will be arrested and deported immediately. All illegals who are arrested and deported will forever lose the opportunity of becoming legal residents of the South. A crucial goal of our foreign policy will be to persuade foreign governments to respect our immigration laws.

A free South will strive to be a good neighbor within the community of nation-states. But this commitment in no way implies that the South shall cater to the desires of foreigners who desire to settle within our borders. We will be in a much better position to lend a helping hand to our neighbors by remaining a strong and distinct nation-state ourselves. We may also serve to exemplify to the community of nation-states what a unified Folk, limited government, and ordered liberty can accomplish.

The first of our freedoms as a distinct, historic people is the right to decide for ourselves what sort of country we wish to be.

Michael Hill

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Michael Hill

Dr Michael Hill is President of the League of the South. He is a retired university professor of history and author of two books on Celtic warfare.