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Immigration Reform, School Choice and the Proposed Border Commission

Sockpuppet Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 1:52 PM
I don't disagree with many of your sentiments but it should not be an issue of "racial purity" ... it is a battle of IDEAS. Blacks and hispanics as a group should be a natural constituency (because of their largely Christian beliefs) for conservatism ... liberty, freedom, e plurbus unum, In God We Trust, etc.. The problem is they are greeted by smiling liberals preaching to them that government entitlement is the way to pursue happiness. Alternately they see people calling themselves conservative giving them the finger and talking about a "white majority". If you were in their position which side would you choose. When you speak in the language of Nazis (i.e. "white majority") it is no surprize that a majority of non-whites disagree.

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...