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A Losing Immigration Strategy

Starley Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:58 PM
Nancy. On the Military be nice. The reason for military support is that in order to meet mission requirements they are involuntary nomads. This moving has basically required the equivalent of nomadic support system to be there at each location. Tricare is the equivalent of business supplied health care.
Everyone in Washington is showing new interest in immigration reform. President Barack Obama needs to do something to cement the loyalty of Hispanics, who did so much to re-elect him. Republicans seem to grasp that they had better soften their hard line unless they want to forfeit any hope with Latinos and Asian-Americans.

Both sides also agree that a balanced, two-part approach is in order: stricter enforcement and improved border security on one hand and a pathway to legalization on the other. It's an excellent plan -- except for that first part.

To say we need more enforcement to seal the border is...