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A Losing Immigration Strategy

Conservative abroad Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 8:24 PM
The trans-Atlantic slave trade lasted about 3 centuries. The slave trade to north Africa and the Middle East lasted about 9 centuries. Europeans (including Americans) lead the Abolitionist movement through out the world starting in the 1700's and some of the northern colonies in America already outlawed slavery before the Revolution. The British Navy enforced a world wide ban on ocean going slave trade starting in the early 1800's. Saudi Arabia and a couple of other M.E. countries outlawed slavery when? ..... IN THE 1960's
Everyone in Washington is showing new interest in immigration reform. President Barack Obama needs to do something to cement the loyalty of Hispanics, who did so much to re-elect him. Republicans seem to grasp that they had better soften their hard line unless they want to forfeit any hope with Latinos and Asian-Americans.

Both sides also agree that a balanced, two-part approach is in order: stricter enforcement and improved border security on one hand and a pathway to legalization on the other. It's an excellent plan -- except for that first part.

To say we need more enforcement to seal the border is...