Skip to comments.Gingrich: Most illegal immigrants should leave, reapply to become citizens
Posted on 11/25/2011 9:26:18 PM PST by TitansAFC
NAPLES, FL -- Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich defended his immigration policy after days of criticism from other GOP contenders reiterating that he does not support amnesty -- on Friday night before his largest crowd yet on the campaign trail.
"I am not for amnesty for anyone. I am not for a path to citizenship for anybody who got here illegally," Gingrich told the crowd of roughly 750 people, many of whom were forced to stand in the hallway...........
"I think the vast majority [of illegal immigrants] will go home and should go home and then should reapply. I do not think anybody should be eligible for citizenship,".....
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I regret that I pissed you off, vote for me anyway.
That sounds positively inhumane to me.
1. Control the border.
The United States must control its border. It is a national security imperative.
Every nation has the right to control its border. Historically, every country that has been determined to control their border has been able to do so.
Controlling the border is a matter of resources and will.
As Americans, we can accomplish unimaginable feats when we have the resources and the will. The United States won World War II in 3 years and 8 months. In the 44 months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States mobilized its resources to defeat Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, and Imperial Japan.
Unfortunately, we havent brought any sense of urgency to controlling our border even as a drug-fueled civil war now rages in Mexico.
In October 1986, Ronald Reagan wrote in his diary that he was signing the Simpson-Mazzoli immigration reform bill because it was high time we regained control of our borders & this bill will do this.”
Today, a quarter century later, we still have not achieved President Reagans goal and expectation.
This bill will waive every obstacle to controlling the border and would shift resources to achieve virtually 100% control by January 1, 2014. If necessary, we would move one-half of the 23,000 Washington-area Department of Homeland Security bureaucrats to the Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona borders.
A border control strategy must be responsive to the unique threats that exist at different parts of the frontier. This strategy must include round-the-clock drone flights to monitor activity, multi-layer, strategic fencing in urban areas, and vastly improved communication between state and federal authorities.
That sounds like a flip flop to me.
Newt is delusional. And unelectable.
Too late Newt.
Your train has left the station, and you ripped up your ticket.
Because, in his mind, “amnesty” is only giving them citizenship, and not forgiving their crimes against the United States (and whoever they committed identity fraud against).
“I am not for amnesty for anyone. I am not for a path to citizenship for anybody who got here illegally,” Gingrich told the crowd of roughly 750 people”
Unfortunately Newt only gets to use the Solicitor General to make his case to the Supreme Court, and that’s only if he’s still president. The Court gets the final word, once these people are legalized.
...and believe me, if the Court can find abortion in the Constitution, they can EASILY find voting rights for people that are (now) legally living here and working here, and will be staying permanently.
Why am I getting flashbacks of McCain? Stop the nightmares, FReepers. Stop the nightmares!
Is he saying ALL illegal aliens in the US to go home, get in line like the rest of the world and take a number?
Is this a flip-flop? I swear I heard something come out of his mouth that was a bit different a short time ago.
It is called a ‘walk back’ in the biz. Or. ‘Damage Control’ . He huddled. Internals freaked them. Too late, cat is out of the bag.
Yeah right, he already revealed his support for Amnewtsty.
Come up with a plan to deport all the parasites...then I’ll pay attention.
What? Deport young people who are more likely to have young families? How inhumane? Keep the old farts with 25 years of illegal living, who no longer have young children to raise, but throw out fathers or mothers of young anchor babies?
Newt has no heart!
Truly heartless. /s
-—”Come up with a plan to deport all the parasites...then Ill pay attention.”-—
But what would we do without Hollyweird in CA?
Truly heartless. /s
“That sounds positively inhumane to me.”
Yeah...he must think we are better than this...