Starting with border security and delaying the rest of the things that are necessary will make the problem grow bigger and last longer, but the legislature doesn't care. Actually solving the problem will win few votes and even less press ccoverage, but holier-than-thou posturing gets lots of both.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.