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The GOP's Immigration Mess

Jo334 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 9:57 AM
1-Change the immigration law that allows relatives to come in to the country except for a one month visa. 2-Keep track of those here on a visa. If visa runs out, go pick them up and take them to the airport. 3-Only allow skilled, educated people to come into the country. Number one rule is you must be able to speak and write English BEFORE you can come in. 4- Stop ALL immigration into the country for 5 years. This would give us time to get things cleaned up here in the immigration system.

On Saturday I will be debating Mark Kirkorian on immigration policy before the National Review Institute.

I am a "wet," on the topic. Have been since I opposed California's proposition 187 in 1994.

Mark, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, is a "dry."

Here's the interesting thing about out "debate," to be moderated by National Review's Jim Geraghty: Even if one or the other of us succeeds in persuading everyone in the room of our point of view, it doesn't matter. Not a lick. The GOP is branded as an anti-immigrant party, especially with voters under 30, the...