The "comprehensive" label would suggest that beefed up border security would be at least one integral part of any final reform package, and rest assured that everyone on all sides of the debate will at least claim that it is. The real question is whether achieving certain concrete benchmarks will be meaningfully required before other elements of the law are triggered, such as starting the clock on a multi-year path to citizenship for illegals. Virtually every Republican says yes. Barack Obama (for now) and Janet Napolitano say no. Chuck Schumer and other Democrats say maybe-ish. Plus, preliminary legalization...
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Even if it is promised the American people DON'T trust Washington DC. Not even their minions on this site don't trust the Washington DC. The Prerequisite for an entity that is incapable of telling the truth is for the entity that is incapable of telling the truth to disband. There is no compromise with liars? This argument is ridiculous.
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