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Conservatives Look to Re-frame Immigration
Fight with Rival Proposal

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle

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Posted By:mikkins2, 1/25/2014 6:43:16 AM

House conservatives crafting their own immigration proposal to vie with a document Speaker John Boehner is poised to release as the GOP´s position on the issue are focusing on enforcement of current laws and providing economic assistance to unemployed Americans before providing legal status to illegal immigrants, officials with knowledge of the deliberations said. One House GOP aide in a conservative office connected to the effort said various drafts of alternative principles circulating now will hone helping unemployed or underemployed Americans first. The aide added there is widespread concern in the House GOP conference, especially among conservatives, about President Barack Obama’s

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The fact that an alternative plan has to be drawn up speaks volumes as to how out of touch the Republican Establishment is and how in the pocket of the Chamber of Commerce they are.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 1/25/2014 6:55:07 AM     (No. 9704961)

Eso es ridículo. Eso no es verdad, compadre.

What in the world is the matter with developing more than one plan at this stage, OP? Isn´t that the way it´s supposed to work? That is, unless all GOPers are expected to think and act in the same way. It doesn´t "speak volumes" that various plans are being drawn up. It´s a good thing.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: cyberspace cadet, 1/25/2014 7:43:13 AM     (No. 9705002)

If you like your country you can keep your country. Period.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 1/25/2014 9:16:00 AM     (No. 9705106)

How about: Close the Border FIRST. (It can be done.) Enforce the laws on the books. No amnesty or citizenship for anyone here illegally. Americans first when it comes to jobs.

It just shouldn´t be a huge, comprehensive, 2,000 page bill with lots of landmines hidden in it that secretly help the Chamber of Commerce and provide another 10 million new Democrat voters.

Other than that, I think we agree!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lt.Mom, 1/25/2014 9:48:52 AM     (No. 9705152)

Conservatives are not looking to re-frame the amnesty proposals. Stop playing word games. Conservatives want the bills already written and established as law to be enforced. How hard is that to understand?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/25/2014 9:59:55 AM     (No. 9705168)

Two thoughts: First, when the current law was passed it was bi-partisan and praised for its humane nature. No one has asked, and I´m sure no one will answer the question of how the law has changed to become the "evil" portrayed today. It´s all about a bi-partisan lack of enforcement that started just after the ink dried on Reagan´s signature.

Second, this is all about sovereignty, and no one will defend our right as a nation to control its borders, and a similar obligation for Mexico. When did border control law and policy become the legitimate business of the lawbreakers? Don´t blame Obama for this, either...the GOP has been at the forefront when it held the White House and congressional majorities, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 1/25/2014 10:30:51 AM     (No. 9705221)

Despite the constant browbeating lectures from the usual sources, I agree with the OP.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 1/25/2014 11:07:36 AM     (No. 9705262)

Scream, yell, write, call, tweet, email all you want. Those holding power will do just what they want to do and thumb their noses at you. That´s where our government has gone.
They insist Obamacare is LAW and must be obeyed. (Boehner said this on Tonight show) but they find every excuse NOT to obey the immigration laws on the books for years!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/25/2014 2:06:21 PM     (No. 9705532)

When the Republicans come out with their immigration reform plan if that plan does not call for an enhanced mandatory up and running and effective e-verify system to be in place before any sort of legalization program starts, you will know that the Republican plan is bogus and is being set out there to give the Republicans cover for when they finally fold and go along to get along with the latest Democrat designed amnesty.

An enhanced modern electronic e-verify system is the most effective enforcement measure that the government could take to keep illegal aliens out of American jobs and out of the country in the future. To be really effective that system must be underpinned by a new modern social security card containing both a electronic chip and a photo of the rightful bearer. That card should be issued to everyone authorized to work in the USA who is under 55 years of age, both citizens and legal alien residents. After hiring anyone the employer must be required to electronically verify that the card is valid, similar to the way commercial credit cards are verified today. Such a program along with effective enforcement would keep the vast majority of illegal aliens out of almost all US jobs worth them having. That program along with the denial of social welfare benefits would bring most mass illegal immigration to a halt.

If the Republicans don´t do that you will know that their immigration reform effort is bogus.

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