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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill Requires No Additional Border Fencing

rdk Wrote: Apr 27, 2013 9:21 AM
I suppose that if the government strung a closeline rope, they could call it a fence.
Much has been made of the border security "triggers" in the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill. It's been emphasized that the path to legalization for eligible illegal immigrants would not begin until after border enforcement provisions are met. As I wrote last week, it's unclear that the "triggers" as they're written in the legislation would actually function this way. At a hearing this week, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave conservatives even more reason to be skeptical of enforcement provisions.

The legislation includes a secion on a "Southern Border Fencing Strategy," which is intended to direct...