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

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:32 PM
"We can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in endless debate,"? By which he means any debate? When did debate become a bad thing? When did this become a crisis? Another 'pass it before anyone knows what is in it'? I am getting very tired of these calls for reckless ill considered legislation.
Six04 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:35 PM
These debates have been going on for decades. The bill heading through congress is most likely an exact copy of the last immigration bill in 2005.

None of this is new, you just haven't been paying attention.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:37 PM
So it stinks just as bad then.
Uber Dave Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:40 PM
Don't you mean that it's an exact copy of the bill Dead Kennedy passed in 1985 that Ronald Reagan called the biggest mistake of his career?
Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:45 PM
Oh, I have been paying attention. What I have not done is make my proposal and discourage debate before it is passed. If it has been going on for decades it is not a crisis. It can wait for reasonable debate.

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,...