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A Losing Immigration Strategy

Rock Strongo Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 9:07 AM
"Latino voters broke heavily for Obama even though he set records for deporting undocumented migrants." So one might reasonably conclude that Latinos broke heavily for Obama for some reason other than immigration policy, no? Could it be that they voted heavily for Obama because he's the guy promising to take care of their every need through government social programs? I don't follow the logic. Obama carried the Latino vote while deporting illegals in supposedly record numbers, and you suggest that the way to win the Latino vote is to do the opposite.
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...