Let’s define crisis and emergency...When would you want political intervention?

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    At what point would you be willing to consider the illegal immigration issue a “crisis”...one that would require an “emergency” response?



    cri·sis
    /ˈkrīsis/
    noun
    noun: crisis; plural noun: crises
    1. a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger.
      "the current economic crisis"
      synonyms: catastrophe, calamity, cataclysm, emergency, disaster; More
      predicament, plight, mess, dilemma, quandary, setback, reverse, reversal, upheaval, drama;
      trouble, dire straits, hard times, hardship, adversity, extremity, distress, difficulty;
      informalfix, pickle, jam, stew, scrape, bind, hole, sticky situation, hot water, hell, hell on earth, hassle, stress;
      informalcar crash, spot of bother
      "the country was in the grip of an economic crisis"
      • a time when a difficult or important decision must be made.
        "a crisis point of history"
        synonyms: critical point, decisive point, turning point, crossroads, critical period, crux, climax, climacteric, culmination, height, head, moment of truth, zero hour, point of no return, Rubicon;
        informalcrunch
        "events across the North Sea were building to a crisis"

        e·mer·gen·cy
        /əˈmərjənsē/
        noun
        noun: emergency; plural noun: emergencies
        1. a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.
          "your quick response in an emergency could be a lifesaver"
          synonyms: crisis, urgent situation, extremity, exigency; More
          accident, disaster, catastrophe, calamity;
          difficulty, plight, predicament, tight spot, tight corner, mess;
          quandary, dilemma;
          unforeseen circumstances, dire/desperate straits, danger;
          informalscrape, jam, fix, pickle, spot, hole, hot water, crunch, panic stations
          "your quick response in an emergency could be a lifesaver"
          • arising from or needed or used in an emergency.
            modifier noun: emergency
            "an emergency exit"
            synonyms: urgent, crisis; More
            impromptu, extraordinary
            "an emergency meeting"
          • a person with a medical condition requiring immediate treatment.
          • NORTH AMERICAN
            short for emergency room.
            "he was rushed into emergency"
     
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    There's is an exact same thread on this.
     
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    In the 80s-early 00’s more than a million tried to cross. Last year it was 400k or so. There is no crisis or even much of a problem
     
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    Haha...those numbers are such bullshit. We had very few beaners from the 80’s-2000 here in South Mexifornia...now English is a second language and you can’t throw a rock in any direction at any time without hitting a wetback in the head. Someone is lying and manipulating the numbers...trust me.
    Further, is 400k a small number of people trying to break in...an acceptable figure all because you think it is fewer than before?
    If 400k were apprehended how many made it to the promise land?
     
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    For years, the Dems called the border situation a crisis.

    It is a huge problem. More and more and coming through illegally.

    We need to build the wall before we do have a major crisis.


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    The left refuses to look at the problem. They know it's there.


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    They (leftist) want the body count to get more REPS and FED funding per human. Eventually they extend legal voting rights to illegals residing here. Look at SOCAL.
     
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