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True Immigration Reform Must be Rational, Affordable, and Manageable

aalexander306 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 9:11 AM
Mountain Rose, the problem is, they're a large MEXICAN community that dates back to the 19th century and before. I grew up in an Arab community in Michigan, but while there are still Arab immigrants coming, the Arabs I grew up with have long since become AMERICANS.

H.L. Mencken once observed that “complex problems have simple, easy to understand, wrong answers.” In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, both political parties seem poised to implement a simple, easy to understand, and disastrous solution to our nation’s complex immigration problem.

There is no disputing that immigration reform is urgently needed. The problem is that the framework for reform, long offered by the Democratic Party and now belatedly embraced by the leadership of the Republican Party in the aftermath of an electoral defeat, is essentially our existing policy on steroids. If we are ever going to have an immigration policy...