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Memo To Senate: Mandate The Border Fence Be Built Or Kill The Bill

Daniel17 Wrote: May 01, 2013 7:30 AM
Recent reports have cited over 70% of illegals getting food stamps and now they are trying to sign up even more. Do you call that self-supporting? Self supporting with 4 plus billion dollars in illegal EITC tax refund checks? You need to do some actual research before parroting that stuff.

The effort to secure the borders and reform immigration law is about to enter a crucial month at the end of which the fate of the bill will almost certainly be known.

The bill as it emerged from the Gang of 8 can probably not pass the Senate and certainly wouldn’t pass the House, nor should it.

But the Gang of 8 draft was only, as Senator Marco Rubio has said repeatedly said, “a starting point.”

A policy and political disaster awaits if a bill emerges from the Senate that cannot generate enough momentum to get even an amended version through...