"Immigration reform mythology"
Posted Sun, Jul 7, 2006 at 1:35 am
So bad is the Senate's version of immigration reform that it has given birth to a whole cottage industry of analysts and journalists dedicated to exposing the bill's more objectionable proposals. Their good work has shattered the premise of open-borders advocates that all they are attempting to do is to achieve a "comprehensive" immigration reform bill.Has the WT been reading this site?
The Wall Street Journal editorial page, for instance, cited a poll that found that 75 percent of Republican voters support immigration reform "that combines increased border and workplace enforcement with a guest-worker system for newcomers and a multiyear path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already here." Of course, that's not all the Senate bill does. What the Journal conveniently excludes from its analysis are proposals that have nothing to do with "comprehensive" reform as advocated by its supporters...