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Legalization-First Could Scuttle Immigration Plan

loadstar Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 5:54 AM
There is a common, artful red herring line about opposing poor Hispanic ILLEGALS---> "Hey, they said the same things about the poor Irish and Italians 100 years ago!" There are 3 HUGE differences... 1) America itself is much different-- we are now an advanced service economy where education & communications skills are essential 2) Hispanics are very low aptitude-- average I.Q. just 80 per the Science Channel...that was NOT true of Euro's 3) when they crossed the pond, Euro's WANTED to become Americans; Hispanics want Reconquista!
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...