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Immigration: Boehner Confirms Hastert Rule in House, Senate Kills Border Fence Measure

Jim Oakland Wrote: Jun 20, 2013 12:42 AM
Any immigration bill that passes the house will result in amnesty. Even if that bill does not contain amnesty and even if that bill sounds like the best thing for America ever it should be voted down. Why? Because the democrats will change it and pass it with a compromise. If any immigration bill passes the house no matter what it looks like, I will vote against GOP until the day I die. I have never vote for a democrat in my life.
RiffRaff Wrote: Jun 20, 2013 3:00 AM
Although I've not read it anywhere else, Rubio made the claim that the US needs the millions of illegal aliens in the labor force, earning wages, and paying taxes doing the work at less than minimum wage that American's wont do. Has anyone heard that excuse from a credible source cause it seems like BEE ESS to me?

It also doesn't address how Schumer-Rubio, with no border enhancements, protects America's sovereignty and security. It allows a repetition of the situation we now face in another 10 years which means the Congressional plan for getting around the Immigration Service they created but have lost faith in is to do this again in another 10 years. A 10 year cycle of allowing illegals to enter and then "legalize" them until the borders and immigration are just done away with. I guess those Americans Rubio identified as not cutting it needs to plan for the competition.
-CALOHAN Wrote: Jun 20, 2013 3:42 AM
Schumer + Rubio = BS .
When it comes to Amnesty/immigration these people are full of it.
-CALOHAN Wrote: Jun 20, 2013 3:43 AM
Jim Oakland is right. This Amnesty Bill passes the HOUSE and it is all over.

Yesterday was a busy day on the immigration front.  Let's get you caught up.  Earlier in the week, sources close to House Speaker John Boehner were indicating that he would respect the so-called 'Hastert rule' by ensuring that any immigration reform legislation brought to the floor would enjoy the backing of a majority of House Republicans.  On Tuesday, the Speaker confirmed those reports publicly:

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday told GOP lawmakers that he would adhere to the “Hastert Rule” on immigration reform and not hold a vote without the support of a majority...