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Good and Bad Immigration Proposals

Alexander37 Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 4:39 PM
You must hate the Founding Fathers whose first immigration policy was literally open borders in the Naturalization Act of 1790. "But those times were different" you say. Freedom doesn't change by the year.
Conservative abroad Wrote: Aug 28, 2012 7:45 PM
Freedom doesn't change but the people and the Welfare programs do Mr. Strawman.

After a genuinely grassroots Republican platform committee produced a principled document on a plethora of issues, including immigration, some people who were not part of the process are promoting pro-amnesty proposals. Writing this week in The Wall Street Journal, Jon Huntsman suggested that President Obama's executive order offering work permits to 1.6 million illegal immigrants doesn't go far enough.

The facts do not support the pie-in-the-sky views of those, such as Jon Huntsman, who say they want to increase immigration because it will boost our sagging economy. A new study by the Center for Immigration Studies reports that the...