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Congressman Floats "Conservative Approach" to Immigration Reform

Stoic Patriot Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 5:40 PM
I have a better, conservative approach to immigration reform: enforce the law. That's it.

Rep. Raul Labrador, an Idaho Republican who was born in Puerto Rico, penned an op/ed in yesterday's Los Angeles Times summarizing what he sees as a conservative vision for comprehensive immigration reform.  Labrador worked as an immigration lawyer for 15 years, which makes him uniquely qualified to take a stab at this problem -- especially compared to many of his fellow lawmakers.  He begins with a firm pre-condition -- strong, accountable border enforcement before anything else:

The starting place — the trigger for reforming and modernizing our immigration system — must be securing our...