"I believe that immigration is driven by market forces, and that by and large it is good for the U.S. Our challenge today is to find a way to control it - not pretend that it doesn’t exist or that we can simply wish it away."
Jacoby stands against those descendants of the 1850's American Party (known as the "Know-Nothings") who
"hold that we can seal our borders, do without immigrants, and easily drive the 11 million illegal immigrants already here to leave the country by enforcing existing laws."
As Jacoby says later on in her article, those folks who make this argument have "their heads in the sand."
Here's the link:
An analyst defends herself, and her critics rejoin
And here's a link to some more from the erudite and thought provoking Ms. Jacoby: