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Incoherent Immigration Reform

loadstar Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:33 PM
You can put lipstick on the pig, but Rubio's bill is STILL effective amnesty. And history shows that we will be FLOODED with yet more ILLEGAL aliens. When Reagan got snookered into a "1-time amnesty in exchange for tough new enforcement laws," it was supposed to mean that 1.1 million would get amnesty-- that ACTUALLY proved to be 3 million, followed by 12-20 million new ILLEGALS. Oh, and the Left simply refused to FUND the enforcement, so the tough laws had no teeth! Low aptitude, ignorant Hispanics will simply turn America into what they left-- the Third World. Mexifornia is our canary in the coal mine...and that canary has indeed died.
Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:50 PM
Once citizenship is conferred, it's a done deal. Permanent resident/green card status is hard to undo, too.

Border enforcement is a 24-7 committment that can be dropped anytime regardless of promises.

Nothing about illegal immigration quite adds up.

Conservative corporate employers still support the idea of imported, cheap, non-union labor -- in a strange alliance with liberal activists who want the larger blocs of Latino voters that eventually follow massive influxes from Latin America.

Yet how conservative are businesses that in the past flouted federal law -- and how liberal are activists who undermined the bargaining power of American minimum-wage, entry-level workers, many of them minorities?

The remedies for illegal immigration under discussion are just as incoherent. If the government now plans to offer some foreign nationals a pathway to citizenship, does...