Take action now: Take the Stop Amnesty Challenge.

It's up to you to block Obama's amnesty.
 

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Page 3


See the summary for this topic on the main Comprehensive Immigration Reform page.

Related Twitter conversations:
Discussed in (click each link for the full post):

Mitt Romney now pandering on immigration reform - 04/03/12

... pointing out the problems with comprehensive immigration reform in the first place (see that link). It would be very easy for Romney to use "reform" and the DREAM Act to discredit Obama and the Democratic Party. Instead, he's validating those groups' position on the issue. 2. Romney is implying the false canard that the system is broken; he would have made the Meg Whitmaning complete if he'd...

Tom Vilsack promotes illegal activity, uses bogus "crops rotting" line - 02/24/12

... especially farm country, needs comprehensive immigration reform, and we need it now." Vilsack called on Congress to have the "political courage" to fix the system, which he said leaves farmers with too few workers for the amount of acreage to be harvested. "There's a risk of rotting crops, and with that risk, there's no excuse for the efforts of some seeking to demonize immigrant labor or...

10 things Obama's "Blueprint for an America Built to Last" doesn't tell you (immigration) - 02/01/12

... broken, and is committed to passing comprehensive immigration reform to build a 21st century immigration system that meets our nation's economic and security needs. The President's vision for reform includes continuing to make border security a federal responsibility; holding accountable businesses that break the law by exploiting undocumented workers; making those living in the United States...

Will California declare state-level immigration amnesty? (Opportunity and Prosperity Act, illegal aliens) - 12/03/11

... designed as a replacement for comprehensive immigration reform and uses some of the provisions associated with CIR: [it] would apply to illegal immigrants who have lived in California for four years, have no felony convictions, are not suspected terrorists, pay a fee to administer the program, and can speak English or are learning it. See the preceding link for extensive coverage of CIR and the...

2006: Gil Cedillo supports illegal immigration boycott, shills for cheap labor employers - 09/18/11

... On the video, Cedillo supports comprehensive immigration reform and compares legalizing illegal aliens to ending slavery, giving women the right to vote, and ending Japanese internment in WWII. Obviously, there are huge differences between slavery, women not being allowed to vote, and Japanese internment: * The daily conditions of slaves are quite a bit different from those of illegal aliens...

Public Religion Research Institute's misleading poll (immigration, DREAM Act, Brookings Institution) - 09/06/11

... revealing the many downsides of comprehensive immigration reform. As with the DREAM Act, the mainstream media has avoided discussing those many downsides, and PRRI is piggybacking on that disinformation campaign.

Stan Greenberg is clueless why voters "tune out Democrats", as he promotes amnesty - 07/31/11

... isn't that large. 3. Stop pushing comprehensive immigration reform and the DREAM Act. In the editorial, Greenberg devotes half a screen to bad immigration proposals that would help the leaders of the Democratic Party gain new voters and the far-left gain more power, but which most Americans either oppose now or would oppose if they were ever informed of the full impacts of those policies....

Obama at NCLR: "yes, but..." on immigration enforcement; promotes jobs for possible illegal alien construction workers; DREAM Act; comprehensive reform... - 07/25/11

... college. And, of course, he promoted comprehensive immigration reform and blamed the GOP for not cooperating with him on that and the DREAM Act. Regarding jobs, he said: ...And we're still climbing out of a vicious recession, and that recession hit Latino families especially hard. I don't need to tell you Latino unemployment is painfully high. And there's no doubt that this economy has not...

George Will, Michelle Rhee, Mel Martinez, Jose Vargas all hype anti-American DREAM Act and mass immigration (Christiane Amanpour) - 07/03/11

George Will, Michelle Rhee, Mel Martinez, and Jose Vargas appeared on ABC News' This Week earlier today, and all of them together with host Christiane Amanpour supported the same basic policy of massive immigration. All the guests also supported the anti-American DREAM Act, a bill that would let the illegal aliens covered by it deprive some citizens of college. The segment (video at peekURL.com/...

2006: George Will supports amnesty, guest workers; misleads with false choice; "unlimited" skilled immigration - 07/03/11

... support George W Bush's push for comprehensive immigration reform. Will misled his readers by engaging in the deportations false choice: he falsely claimed that we need to choose between mass deportations and amnesty when there are other choices. One other choice is attrition. Will also used the jobs Americans wont do canard, and the secure the border talking point. He also somewhat implied a...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011: new amnesty push from Leahy, Menendez, Durbin, Reid, Schumer, Kerry, Gillibrand - 06/23/11

... listed in the title introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011, this year's version of a major amnesty bill. Links to descriptions of the bill are here or see this or this. 1. The description of the bill sounds highly similar to other, failed amnesties, and this will probably suffer the same fate. However, just because it isn't overly likely to pass doesn't mean it shouldn't be...

Newt Gingrich offers false choice, supports incremental amnesty, doesn't challenge CNN for misleading on immigration (GOP 6/13/11 debate) - 06/13/11

... leaders all want some form of comprehensive immigration reform. The main difference between them and Gingrich is tactical: they want the "comprehensive" part, Gingrich wants to achieve something that would have the same effect, he just wants to do it piecemeal. At the first earlier link, Gingrich said he wanted to "step by step pass a series of bills and achieve remarkable progress in the next...

With millions unemployed, Ag Secy Tom Vilsack demeans American workers, promotes amnesty, opposes enforcement, uses bogus talking points, opposes eVerify - 05/27/11

... aliens). 2. Vilsack supported comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty. See the link for the downsides of that plan [1]. 3. One of the key selling points of immigration "reform" is that it would include stepped-up enforcement. Vilsack seems not to be such a fan of enforcement, saying: "It's difficult to know when someone is documented and when someone isn't. It's difficult when there are...

Newt Gingrich considers "draft boards" for immigration (+Jorge Ramos, DREAM Act, sanctuary movement, Michael Scherer) - 05/16/11

... point. 3. Gingrich comes out against comprehensive immigration reform but only because he supports incrementalism [5]. Once again: why not simply support attrition? 4. Gingrich, as he's indicated before, would support an amended version of the DREAM Act. However it's amended, it's an anti-American bill that would let the illegal aliens covered by it take college educations away from Americans....

Obama misleads on immigration at Facebook; Zuckerberg and incompetent/corrupt GOP, Teaparty leaders help - 04/21/11

... backlogs. This is all part of what we call comprehensive immigration reform (NOTE: See that link for the huge downsides). And there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to achieve a system that is fair, is equitable, is an economic engine for America that helps the people who are already here get acculturated, and make sure that our laws aren’t being broken but we’re still true to our...

Obama meets with "stakeholders" for amnesty propaganda push ("immigration reform") - 04/19/11

... "stakeholders" to discuss a new push for comprehensive immigration reform. The stakeholders in question represent only a small number of Americans; see the list below. The Whitehouse blurb released about the meeting is at [1], and the goal seems to have been alluded to in this part: "[Obama] urged meeting participants to take a public and active role to lead a constructive and civil debate on...

Haley Barbour lobbied for Mexican government, now misleads about amnesty - 02/15/11

... few minor hoops first. See the comprehensive immigration reform and guest workers pages for more. But, wait, there's more. Barbour's press office has responded to [1] with this: In their work on immigration issues, BGR [Barbour's lobbying firm] never advocated amnesty for illegal aliens. Barbour's lobbying concerned Section 245(i) of the Immigration Act (link) which involved allowing certain...

How "centrist" will No Labels be on immigration? - 11/26/10

... establishment sense, supporting comprehensive immigration reform (aka amnesty), a truly radical plan. The amnesty they support would - among many other things - be a huge gift to the Democratic Party and would increase spending, lower the power of current U.S. citizens, and give the Mexican government a great deal of power inside the U.S. And, all enable in their own ways illegal immigration,...

The Nation amnesty editorial lies, smears, promotes anti-American policy (Lou Dobbs) - 10/08/10

Day Two of the Lou Dobbs Saga continues, with The Nation offering the editorial "Make It Legal" (thenation.com/article/155228/make-it-legal). I'll show below why you can't trust The Nation and how their editorial lies, smears, and promotes bad, anti-American policy. In the first paragraph they falsely state that Meg Whitman's campaign "has at times been vehemently anti-immigrant" which begs the...

Rupert Murdoch testifies for amnesty, massive immigration (using two CAP studies) - 09/30/10

... Congress today in support of comprehensive immigration reform (aka amnesty) and in support of massive immigration in general. And, two studies he used to buttress his argument are from the leftwing, Obama-linked Center for American Progress. From this: News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch said he supports amnesty for “law abiding” illegal immigrants because as legal residents they can help the...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010: Robert Menendez' amnesty - 09/30/10

... new amnesty bill called the "Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010". It's almost 900 pages and, since it's probably not going anywhere, the following discussion will be brief. However, feel free to provide additional information in comments. You can download a copy from weareoneamerica.org/blog/sep-10/we-have-bill At least one part of it appears to be lifted from Ted Kennedy's 2007...

Obama thinks illegal aliens are Americans; forgets about massive unemployment; promotes massive immigration - 09/29/10

... all. He then expresses support for comprehensive immigration reform; see the link for the downsides he didn't acknowledge. He also says "economically, immigrants can also be a huge source of strength", mentioning that we have a younger workforce than Europe or Japan. Except, their population is much more educated than most of our immigrants. [1] whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/09/28/...

McCain (of course) is soft on DREAM Act; laughs about anti-American plan (trade Americans for illegal aliens) - 09/15/10

... it: he wants it to be part of a comprehensive immigration reform bill because other Senators would make various requirements. McCain mentions that one of his requirements is a guest workers program, and that elicits applause from the audience. McCain encourages them to continue their advocacy rather than pointing out that the DREAM Act lets illegal aliens take college educations away from U.S....

GOP leaders want hearings on birthright citizenship; bogus political ploy? (McCain, Graham) - 08/03/10

... "Grahamnesty" due to his support for comprehensive immigration reform - recently said he might introduce a constitutional amendment to revoke the practice of birthright citizenship (for the children of illegal aliens; see UPDATE 3) [1]. * Jon Kyl - someone who in 2000 recommended the sister of the head of the National Council of La Raza for a judgeship - came out in support of holding hearings...

Could Obama declare an immigration amnesty by executive order? - 07/30/10

[See the updates too] Back in Feb. 2009 we offered Could Obama and Napolitano enact a mini-amnesty... without Congress? about a scheme cooked up by two immigration lawyers under which the president could in effect give amnesty to large numbers of illegal aliens. Now, some inside the USCIS are proposing their own workarounds and loopholes under which Barack Obama could give thousands (or more) of...

Chris Christie supports immigration "reform" (aka amnesty) - 06/30/10

... Arizona and came out in support of comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty. The latter would lead to millions new Democrats joining the voter rolls and would lead to even more illegal immigration and even more spending. From [1]: On the hot-button topic of immigration reform, he said he has long declined to “demagogue” the issue as a former U.S. Attorney, because “I come from law...

Partnership for a New American Economy: Murdoch, Bloomberg, CEOs, mayors, (Fox News?) to push amnesty - 06/24/10

... New American Economy" to push comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty (link): The group says it intends to make its point to policymakers by "publishing studies, conducting polls, convening forums and sponsoring public education campaigns." ...The group's main immigration goals are to secure the borders, develop an easy system for employers to verify work eligibility, hold companies...

Tamar Jacoby: feds suing over Arizona immigration law would block immigration "reform" - 06/22/10

... editorial promoting - of course - comprehensive immigration reform, Tamar Jacoby says that the feds suing over the new Arizona immigration law would be a mistake (link):

Kyl: Obama says he won't secure the border without comprehensive immigration reform (UPDATE: backtracks?) - 06/20/10

... won’t have any reason to support comprehensive immigration reform. In other words, they’re holding it hostage. They don’t want to secure the border unless and until it is combined with comprehensive immigration reform. There isn't much reason for Kyl not to be telling the truth, and his claim matches the actions of the Obama administration. They're promoting "reform" (aka amnesty) at the same...

Top Microsoft lawyer: MS "now actively engaged with immigration reform more than any other company" - 06/11/10

... "We remain very supportive of comprehensive immigration reform." The Puget Sound region's diversity could make it an attractive place into which Asian companies could expand as they become more powerful in the global economy, he said. Microsoft employs thousands of workers (from India, for example) who are in the U.S. on H-1B work visas. "We at Microsoft have helped play a role in that," Smith...

Mickey Kaus on immigration: not as bad as most Democratic Party leaders - 06/01/10

... secure the border first, then pass comprehensive immigration reform: "Tell undocumented immigrants living here that they will have to wait. Amnesty isn't happening anytime soon. Get control of our borders first..." Illegal aliens (not "undocumented immigrants") have already shown an ability to wait, and if they think "reform" is coming they'll definitely wait for it. They'll also tell their...

FIRM wants civil disobedience to get amnesty? (CCC, Casa de Maryland, NYIC, OneAmerica) - 05/20/10

... disobedience in an attempt to get comprehensive immigration reform (aka amnesty). The groups named are: Fair Immigration Reform Movement, Center for Community Change, New York Immigration Coalition, Casa de Maryland, Churches United to Save and Heal, and OneAmerica: On the call they said: "We've marched, called and faxed. We've shown time and again that there's no bigger movement than ours....

Reid-Schumer-Menendez immigration plan: biometric IDs and amnesty with border enforcement as bait - 04/29/10

... released the outlines of their own comprehensive immigration reform plan; a PDF is available here. The first, tough-talking part deals with increased border security; see this for some of the ways it's misleading. After having increased border security, an amnesty will be enacted.

Will Scott Brown cave on amnesty? Obama hopes so. - 04/20/10

... will cave to a compromise on comprehensive immigration reform (aka amnesty). The senator, of course, is Scott Brown (link): Brown, in an interview with the Journal’s Neil King Jr., said [Obama called him to give him] a heads-up that immigration was coming down the pike and he should give it some serious thought. The senator promised to look closely at the bipartisan bill that Sens. Lindsey...

Luis Gutierrez threatens to discourage Latino voting unless amnesty; says there might be civil disobedience - 04/20/10

... make a concerted effort to pass comprehensive immigration reform. ..."We can stay home," Gutierrez said in an interview with The Hill. "We can say, 'You know what? There is a third option: We can refuse to participate.'" ...[Gutierrez] speaks of “anger, disillusionment, dissatisfaction” and “betrayal” [when talking about Obama]. He says Obama has failed to keep his campaign commitment to...

What Robert Reich won't discuss about immigration and entitlements - 04/11/10

... his equation. 2. An amnesty - "comprehensive immigration reform" - would primarily benefit low-wage, low-skilled Mexicans and others from Latin America. They and their descendants - considering all of them as a group and not discussing individual cases - are not going to be making huge amounts of money or creating large numbers of new jobs. Would they be able to sustain their "assigned number of...

Harry Reid: "We're going to do immigration reform just like we did health care reform"; vile Durbin confused about citizenship - 04/11/10

Yesterday, yet more marches in support of massive illegal immigration were held across the U.S., with U.S. Sens. Harry Reid appearing at the event in Las Vegas and Dick Durbin at the one in Chicago. At the one in Vegas, Reid said (link): "We're going to do immigration reform just like we did health care reform." One of the things I worry about is that he just might be right. The possible...

Illinois Business Immigration Coalition: Republican gov. Jim Edgar joins with Mexico-linked ICIRR - 04/09/10

... 200 businesses that "support comprehensive immigration reform that legalizes the current undocumented workforce, creates new legal channels for future foreign workers and implements smart and effective enforcement measures." ...While it's rare to see a high-profile Illinois Republican standing with ICIRR and the immigrant rights community, it shouldn't be surprising in this particular case....

Victor Davis Hanson: amnesty fight will be like healthcare (another illustration of incompetence from Obama opponents) - 03/31/10

... use the same techniques to get comprehensive immigration reform that they used to get Obama healthcare. That's especially the case since amnesty supporters have been using those same techniques for years. Because everything in the article is something we already knew, and because he offers no suggestions on what to do about the whole situation, the article is yet another illustration of why the...

Amnesty supporter Meg Whitman misleads about immigration - 03/30/10

... legalization via a plan like comprehensive immigration reform. Whitman and others (such as John McCain) just play word games, pretending that the "comprehensive immigration reform" or "sensible immigration reform" they support isn't amnesty; see the reform not amnesty page for a longer discussion. Too often, the rhetoric surrounding this issue has been overly divisive and disrespectful to Latino...