When they deliberate, I hope they review these two clauses in the US Constitution:
Article I, Section 8
4: [The Congress shall have Power] To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization ...
Article II, Section 3
... he [the President] shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed ...
Is there anything else they need to know?
By the way, the Fund for Peace uses evolving versions of the following social indicators to calculate their Failed States Index:
Our inability to successfully address these issues suggests the USA is well on the way to being a "failed state" itself.