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Immigration Reform, School Choice and the Proposed Border Commission

Surtr Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:15 PM
"condemning them to the worst performing elementary and secondary school does nothing to advance the assimilation" Hugh Hewitt Those schools are the worst performing BECAUSE they're chock full of unassimilable Third Worlders who haven't the inclination or the brains to perform well. The dirty secret in the ongoing crisis of American education is that our poor international rankings are due to specific groups who can't succeed no matter how much we assist. The treason lobby marches on.

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...