But, as it turns out, the whole "get in line" attitude tends to underestimate just how long the line is, or at least how arduous the legal immigration process is.
In fact, even bleeding heart liberals may be surprised to see just what a tangled web our INS bureaucracy has woven.
Thankfully, there's a cartoon for that, which you can find right here.
Commissioned by Reason, a magazine whose Libertarian readership is sharply divided on immigration issues, the inforgraphic offers an eye-opening assessment of a little-understood dilemma illustrated by cute caricatures.
Speaking of which....