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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill Requires No Additional Border Fencing

1960Republican Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 8:52 PM
The Roman Empire lasted 1,000 years. We've got 237 years in, and a ways to go. Besides, the Romans had better government. Read their history and learn about it. Washington and Jefferson may be known as long as the Caesars have been known, but it's going to take a while to see.
Much has been made of the border security "triggers" in the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill. It's been emphasized that the path to legalization for eligible illegal immigrants would not begin until after border enforcement provisions are met. As I wrote last week, it's unclear that the "triggers" as they're written in the legislation would actually function this way. At a hearing this week, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave conservatives even more reason to be skeptical of enforcement provisions.

The legislation includes a secion on a "Southern Border Fencing Strategy," which is intended to direct...