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Immigration Reform, School Choice and the Proposed Border Commission

Sockpuppet Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:51 PM
Mit Romney was vilified for using the "self-deportation" comment. But it turns out that Obamas policies actually achieved it. No one leaves a 3rd-world banana republic to come to another one.
USA veteran Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 6:10 PM
He was - and he should have stood his ground and defended his position. He was tough against his opponents in the primaries, but then was a nice guy when up against Obama. There are very few articulate, media-savvy Republicans who can stand against the liberal onslaught. Probably the best is Newt Gingrich - he can think on his feet and fight back. But his time is past.

First, a terrific compendium of think tank analyses of immigration compiled by the wizards at is here.

If you are going to debate immigration reform, be smart about immigration reform, especially about the positions of the opposite party's intellectuals.

This means among other things being smart about school choice for immigrant children. Vouchers for newly regularized immigrants under the age of 18 empowering them to attend any public or private school in the city in which they reside should be part of the GOP amendments to any immigration reform bill. The cost of such a voucher is...