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A Moral Question for the GOP

TheBucko Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 6:09 PM
Linda, your last name clouds your vision and your point of view. You say: "no responsible conservative to date has argued that the solution is to round up and deport the 11 million people who reside here illegally". Here is what we should do Firstly pass a law that at least one parent has to be a citizen for a baby born in the U.S.A. to be a citizen. This would slow down the flood of pregnancies that we have to pay for and the babies becoming a citizen that can then drag the whole family into the US. Second, you cannot get a drivers license unless you are a citizen. You can get a permit to drive if you are not a citizen (International Drivers Llicense) and you cannot use the IDL to vote with or get a job with. You cannot get social

Many conservatives reject President Obama's recent policy to defer action against illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. But as a conservative who supports the president's decision, I think it's important to seriously engage the arguments both for and against the policy.

First, let me explain what the Obama program does and does not do. It explicitly does not grant legal status to any group, even those who came illegally as infants or children. Those who are eligible for deferred action are given no path to permanent residency or to citizenship. They are not eligible for...