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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill Requires No Additional Border Fencing

RodT Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 10:11 AM
844 pages of meaningless words, agreed to in secret by such sterling crooks as Chuck Schumer, to make sure that like the ACA, no one will figure out what they did until it’s far to late. If they really wanted to end the flow of illegals, it wouldn’t have taken 844 pages. What the 844 pages were for, was to ensure the Democrats got that 11-40 million illegals voting for them legally, without all the fuss of hiding their votes. By the way history has shown us it’s easy to fool a Republican to go along with their schemes.
No-Way-Jose Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 1:19 PM
Most of those 844 pages are there to provide exceptions, loopholes, and DHS discretion to circumvent the toothless enforcement measures.
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...