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GOP-Style Immigration

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 9:50 AM
Ms. Chavez rationalizes very well on why we should legalize the illegals. The key word here is still "illegals". It's like so many other things in the policies of both parties. The rule of law is tossed by the wayside. It doesn't matter whether the illegals are a net burden or boon, they crossed the border illegally and have to go back. Now. If you are stopped by the police and have no ID, they should investigate who you are. It's their job. If found to be in the country illegally, you should be returned forthwith to your country of origin. I'm sick of so-called practicality taking precedence over the law. It's what has gotten us every horrid social welfare system there is.
aalexander306 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 8:39 AM
It's not very practical to legalize illegal aliens when we know from experience that legalization would just encourage yet more illegal immigration in anticipation of the next amnesty. Heck, Border Patrol already reports an increase in illegal entries following the implementation of Obama's amnesty for "children" which began processing August 15.

Some prominent Republicans, including Mitt Romney, have recently signaled their willingness to consider legal immigration reform -- but it's not clear they understand the magnitude of the problem or the proper solution.

Romney told a Univision audience that he supported immigration reform and told a group of Latino elected officials that he'd "staple a green card" to the diploma of every immigrant who earned an advanced degree. Even stalwart immigration foe Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.) seemed willing to consider the idea of more visas for highly skilled graduates in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). But the need for more...