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Killing the Dream

Henryk A Kowalczyk Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 5:24 PM
We do not need amnesty for illegal immigrants. They are here because Americans support laws suppressing legal immigration far below levels that economy could justify. This contradiction is the essence of the problem. If we acknowledge that our faulty immigration laws caused illegal immigration, and if we revoke them, the only amnesty we might consider it is amnesty for our legislators for not suing them for establishing the laws that caused the havoc and lawlessness of illegal immigrations. By revoking our 1986 immigration laws we would acknowledge that immigrants arriving here and working here and breaking the laws of 1986, de facto did not break any laws as the immigration laws of 1986 should be declared unconstitutional and thus inval
RyanM Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 6:12 PM
Origanalist,

I am impressed as well. This person should be writing for Rich Lowery and NR.
Origanalist Again Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 5:55 PM
That's some pretty impressive mental gymnastics Henry.
They sound like a group custom-built and poll-tested to appeal to Republicans: hardworking youngsters with a powerful attachment to America, upright habits and a thirst to join the Army or enroll at State U. But the potential beneficiaries of the Dream Act are getting no love from the GOP.

That's because they are illegal immigrants -- born abroad and brought here as children by parents desperate for a better life. Why they evoke scorn is a mystery. The parents may be faulted for overlooking our laws, but not their offspring, who had no say in the matter.

Many of the kids are as...