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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill Requires No Additional Border Fencing

chris73 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 9:53 PM
How about we enforce the laws currently on the books and ditch this disastrous piece of legislation. Do these people ever stop and think or read the mess they propose.
LCDR BUD/S USN Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 10:23 PM
That would be too easy Chris.
Marie150 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 10:06 PM
I am hearing them speak but honestly don't believe Republicans can really be this foolish.
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...