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Legalization-First Could Scuttle Immigration Plan

jmg11 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 11:33 PM
We have already learned. No one is in doubt about what this is about. It is just a power play by the left, they have to pull some sort of krappe while they think they are riding high.
To hear Sen. Charles Schumer tell it, lawmakers crafting an immigration reform bill will focus on two big tasks. "First, defining metrics that demonstrate that the border is secure," the New York Democrat explained at a Jan. 31 news conference. "Second, defining exactly what the path to citizenship looks like and how it proceeds."

For Schumer and some Senate colleagues, that is the short version of immigration reform: first, border security, and second, a path to citizenship.

But immigration reform as envisioned by the so-called Gang of Eight is actually a three-step process. Schumer left out the first part: immediate...