The Republican Immigration Dilemma

The Republican Immigration Dilemma

There are 9 comments on the www.newyorker.com story from Feb 21, 2013, titled The Republican Immigration Dilemma. In it, www.newyorker.com reports that:

On Tuesday night, the three major political parties all seemed to agree: it’s time for comprehensive immigration reform. President Obama said so in his State of the Union address. Senator Marco Rubio said so in his tortured Republican response. Even Senator Rand Paul said so in the Tea Party’s two cents’ worth. Then, on Wednesday, Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of Homeland Security, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, making the case for reform legislation now. She got an earful from Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican, and John Cornyn, a Texas Republican. “I do not believe the border is secure,” Cornyn said, and any reform discussion could wait, as far as he was concerned, until it was. “There’s a lot of overconfidence about this bill,” Sessions said. “It will not pass.” Apparently these senators had not received the immigration unanimity memo.

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“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#1 Feb 21, 2013
So the GOPasaurs & Teabaggers will oppose any immigration reform because it can never be proven to their satisfaction that the borders are secure.

Got it.

And the Dems just picked up millions more hispanic votes for 2014 & 2016......

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#2 Feb 21, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
So the GOPasaurs & Teabaggers will oppose any immigration reform because it can never be proven to their satisfaction that the borders are secure.
Got it.
And the Dems just picked up millions more hispanic votes for 2014 & 2016......
56% of likely Hispanic voters (according to Zogby) think immigration already is too high, and only 7% think it is too low, why would a politician push for a jump in immigration? Not only would it apparently satisfy only 7% of likely Hispanic voters, but it definitely would turn off the majority of other voters concerned about high unemployment.

No, you don't get it...you just live by the liberal propaganda machine...

With unemployment continuing to be bad, it effects hispanics who have been here when illegals are hired in their place for cheaper wages.

They see it....you don't.

http://www.rnha.org/

Join them on face book and read what they're writing....you might get it then!! LMAO

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#5 Feb 21, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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56% of likely Hispanic voters (according to Zogby) think immigration already is too high, and only 7% think it is too low, why would a politician push for a jump in immigration? Not only would it apparently satisfy only 7% of likely Hispanic voters, but it definitely would turn off the majority of other voters concerned about high unemployment.
No, you don't get it...you just live by the liberal propaganda machine...
With unemployment continuing to be bad, it effects hispanics who have been here when illegals are hired in their place for cheaper wages.
They see it....you don't.
http://www.rnha.org/
Join them on face book and read what they're writing....you might get it then!! LMAO
And yet Obama got 70%+ of the hispanic vote in 2012, mostly because of GOP immigration policy.

Keep up the good work; the GOPasaurs will never see the inside of the White House for at least another generation.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#6 Feb 21, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And yet Obama got 70%+ of the hispanic vote in 2012, mostly because of GOP immigration policy.
Keep up the good work; the GOPasaurs will never see the inside of the White House for at least another generation.
And they expected something they are already realizing they're not going to get from senor nobama.

NOW, many of them are being hit with higher taxes and being forced to buy healthcare...

read the face book page republican hispanics and you'll see an ever growing mess for the democrats.....that they can't fix. LMAO

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#7 Feb 21, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And yet Obama got 70%+ of the hispanic vote in 2012, mostly because of GOP immigration policy.
Keep up the good work; the GOPasaurs will never see the inside of the White House for at least another generation.
You said that in 80,(next 12 years, republican..23 million jobs created)
YOu said that in 2000 Thank God we didn't get hit with king con artist gore

With the mess already seen since 1/2013 and growing, noboama's sequster mess, more layoffs, more businesses closing due to high taxes and nobmacaretaxes..........the floor beneath the feet of the democrats is being opened by their own policies. Hispanices want jobs too.....not handouts like obummers main base.

Hilarious.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8 Feb 21, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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And they expected something they are already realizing they're not going to get from senor nobama.
NOW, many of them are being hit with higher taxes and being forced to buy healthcare...
read the face book page republican hispanics and you'll see an ever growing mess for the democrats.....that they can't fix. LMAO
Republican hispanics are about as relevant as republican blacks or jews or gays.

Immigration reform will pass or the GOPasaurs will die out as a viable national party.

Either way, the Dems win.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#9 Feb 21, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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You said that in 80,(next 12 years, republican..23 million jobs created)
YOu said that in 2000 Thank God we didn't get hit with king con artist gore
With the mess already seen since 1/2013 and growing, noboama's sequster mess, more layoffs, more businesses closing due to high taxes and nobmacaretaxes..........the floor beneath the feet of the democrats is being opened by their own policies. Hispanices want jobs too.....not handouts like obummers main base.
Hilarious.
I wasn't on topix in 1980 or even 2000, so I said no such thing.

I have no doubt that the Dems will keep the White House in 2016. And if Hillary is the nominee, she'll even carry Texas! It'll be the largest electoral landslide in history.
Sheik Yerbouti

Southampton, PA

#10 Feb 21, 2013
I would think that rethugs would want as many immigrants as possible in the country since they think working people should work for slave wages with no benefits! This is just more political posturing by right wing vermin!

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#11 Feb 21, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
I would think that rethugs would want as many immigrants as possible in the country since they think working people should work for slave wages with no benefits! This is just more political posturing by right wing vermin!
That's why they don't want them legal; then they'd have to pay them more.

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