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Deconstructing Opposition to Immigration Reform One Crack at a Time

Seawolf Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 7:00 AM
We are either a nation of laws or we are not. Why should these people who broke the law be allowed to remain here? Is it because there are too many of them to round up? Is it because we have gotten too PC? Sneak into Mexico or any other country and stir up trouble, you'll spend a considerable amount of time in jail. Too many politicians equate all immigrants as the same, they are decidedly NOT and to do that is an insult to our LEGAL immigrant forefathers. I don't care how much it costs round them up and deport every last one of them, it will be cheaper in the long run. If OURS could be deported for "being on the dole" and needed a sponser so as to not become a "public burden" why not these people? Don't accept this, ask WHY?
WASHINGTON - The immigration reform battle in the Senate will be won or lost on the Republican side of the aisle where the GOP is increasingly divided on the issue.

Little more than a year ago, with few exceptions, that wasn't the case. Immigration reform was going nowhere and conservatives were pretty much in lock-step against any changes beyond strengthening border security.

Then came the crowded field candidates in the 2012 Republican presidential primary debates, and wide cracks began appearing in the GOP's position, especially among major conservative leaders.

Mitt Romney, for all the good it did him, took the hard-core,...