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Legalization-First Could Scuttle Immigration Plan

jsnow357 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:29 PM
Another missing key is workplace security - the bait of US jobs will continue as it did in 1986 and 1996 with the other amnesties. We need biometric identification for EVERY worker instead of the antiquated Social Security cards that all illegal aliens counterfeit at will. Then, and only then, can we control what jobs illegals have access to.
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...