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Better Tools for Immigration Reform Than in 1986

Rick 2811 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 8:07 AM
Obama always wants something different than he states...slick Willy has nothing on Obama. His drinkers will follow him to their death gladly...they'd make Guiana and Jimmy Jones look like a picnic at Central Park

Yesterday, as Barack Obama called for a bipartisan immigration bill in Las Vegas and Sen. Marco Rubio called for one on Rush Limbaugh's program, the chances for passage look surprisingly good.

But in some quarters -- mostly from the right, but also from liberals like blogger Mickey Kaus -- comes a complaint that deserves to be addressed.

We tried this once already, they say, in the 1986 immigration act. We were told that in return for legalization of illegal immigrants we would get tough border control and strict enforcement against employers who hired illegals.

We got the amnesty, these folks say,...