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Congressman Floats "Conservative Approach" to Immigration Reform

The Sloandog Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 11:24 AM
Who are we kidding here? There is 0 hope for a conservative based bill or anything conservative in it.Rubio and Flake will drop out after they refuse to guarantee border security and they will pass it In the Senate and kill it in the congress or hold it up and hope for a dem majority in the congress after 2014.. Whatever happens its not going to be good.

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...