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A Losing Immigration Strategy

Nancy547 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:38 PM
Mitt Romney blames election loss on Obama giving out free stuff to voters. But didn't the Republican party pander to the corn belt with ethanol mandates and ethanol subsidies?
Everyone in Washington is showing new interest in immigration reform. President Barack Obama needs to do something to cement the loyalty of Hispanics, who did so much to re-elect him. Republicans seem to grasp that they had better soften their hard line unless they want to forfeit any hope with Latinos and Asian-Americans.

Both sides also agree that a balanced, two-part approach is in order: stricter enforcement and improved border security on one hand and a pathway to legalization on the other. It's an excellent plan -- except for that first part.

To say we need more enforcement to seal the border is...