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Legalization-First Could Scuttle Immigration Plan

loadstar Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 6:22 AM
re: "It's the first step, immediate legalization, that worries skeptics." >>>>>>>>>>>>>> There are over 100 million Mexicans still down where they belong...surveys among them have shown that another amnesty would likely make them also want to crash the border for the Big Guvment freebies America offers. America, are you SURE that you want 100 million net new poor, ignorant, and usually low aptitude Hispanics?! Time is VERY SHORT to decide!
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...