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The Republican Party Needs A Reset On Immigration

awtabs Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 5:41 PM
"Latinos are religious, morally conservative and tend disproportionately to join the military and start businesses. They are natural members of the conservative coalition." You assume something that may not be true. Again, the conservative writers have no clue that just because Latinos, Hispanics, and Asians believe the same thing as conservatives do does not make them conservative. If that was the case then the election of 2012 would have been different.
Illbay Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:10 PM
Asians are here because they want to be Americans. I say this from extensive personal experience; we have a very, very large population of Asians from every country in Houston.

My fiancee' is a Filipiina, college-educated and fiercely libertarian.

Hispanics IN LARGE PART are nothing like this.
awtabs Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:27 PM
There is a small percentage of Asians that would say they are Republicans whereas the majority of Asians are Democrats.

Since the Romney/Ryan ticket’s loss last Tuesday, the Republican Party has been going through a period of soul searching.  Much of that is useless propaganda about how the party needs to move to the ‘center’ (whatever that is) on its tax-cutting growth agenda.

But some of it is a genuinely helpful re-examination of the GOP’s relationship with immigrants and immigrant voter groups. This is a helpful but small step in the right direction. Liberalization of immigration laws was a theme of this column before the election (and a theme of this columnist for many years before). In order to foster more...