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Obama's Immigration Plan: Expedite 11 Million Illegal Immigrants to Citizenship

Petrus64 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 6:36 PM
We let them in legally at an appropriate amount every year. We need more Engineers from India, not Welfare Recipients from Mexico.
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 6:52 PM
Exactly. Brains, not drains.

As Milton Friedman famously said, "you can either have a liberal immigration policy/open borders or a welfare state, but you cannot have both."

President Obama has wrapped up his $1.6 million campaign event immigration reform speech in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Now is the time for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform," Obama said.

Piggybacking off of a bipartisan immigration reform plan presented by eight Senators yesterday, Obama called on Congress to quickly come up with legislation.

"We can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in endless debate," Obama said. "For the first time in years, Republicans and Democrats seem ready to attack this problem together."

Although Obama focused on further enforcement as a top priority for reform,...