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The Republican Party Needs A Reset On Immigration

Idahoser Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:14 AM
well just because you have said something about it before does not make it the right thing to do. Breaking our laws to get here should mean you NEVER get citizenship, EVER. You create the conditions that make them want to leave, and you don't have to kick them out. And however much you might think it's a politically good thing to do, ignoring the flood of illegal aliens is suicidal for us and for them.

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...