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Reasonable Immigration Policies in our Immigrant-Built Nation

Just as a change from today’s (everyday’s?) punditry, how about a realistic discussion of immigration policy?

First off, our immigration system isn’t “broken.” It’s not enforced. The difference is substantial.

For those unaware of our current – bipartisan, written by Ted Kennedy, passed by a Democrat Congress and signed by Reagan – immigration laws, here’s the deal. We allow legal immigration under defined circumstances from defined countries. We limit it to our benefit, which all nations do. We require that any immigrant be able to show a job or relatives committed to their support, and prohibit immigrants from becoming a […]

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