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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill Requires No Additional Border Fencing

JamesB2 Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 9:57 AM
..and let DC return to the swamp nature intended.
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 11:10 AM
My thinking was to turn it into a training ground for our Special Operations personnel.
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...