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Immigration Reform, School Choice and the Proposed Border Commission

spectator2 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:46 AM
Bensan, there is no "perfect" candidate for everyone. Romney is a good and decent person with an estimable record of problem-solving. Exactly what this country needed/needs. And his correct and audacious stand on illegal immigration was the icing on the cake. He was the best presidential candidate to come along in years. And illegal immigration is/was a far more important issue to this country than most people even now think. Amnesty will bring down this country. And I repeat: Romney would NOT be trying to shove "path" or "amnesty" down everyone's throats now. The fact that you would rant with the Fake-Phoney-Fraud line proves you're not serious about wanting to solve this country's problems.

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