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Obama's Immigration Plan: Expedite 11 Million Illegal Immigrants to Citizenship

squiddy Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:35 PM
Indeed - and I'd add, in exchange for the above: - An end to birthright citizenship - Expedited deportation proceedings for those found to be in the country illegally, with mandatory detainers on anyone found to be here without a visa - An end to chain-migration - An end to EITC credits for any illegal - No welfare payments for non-citizens (certain refugees exempted.) - Limits on overseas wire transfers Not every illegal alien is evil - but many, many of them are - and if we can put 5m on the path to citizenship, and deport the 10m criminals, I'm willing to make that compromise ...

President Obama has wrapped up his $1.6 million campaign event immigration reform speech in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Now is the time for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform," Obama said.

Piggybacking off of a bipartisan immigration reform plan presented by eight Senators yesterday, Obama called on Congress to quickly come up with legislation.

"We can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in endless debate," Obama said. "For the first time in years, Republicans and Democrats seem ready to attack this problem together."

Although Obama focused on further enforcement as a top priority for reform,...