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House Republicans pitch scaled-back immigration approach
Los Angeles Times ^ | July 10, 2013, 8:19 p.m. | Lisa Mascaro

Posted on 07/10/2013 9:18:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Facing deep resistance among House Republicans to citizenship for the estimated 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, GOP leaders are trying to muster support for a stripped-down immigration reform bill that would offer citizenship only to those brought into the country as children.

The plan, which would almost certainly be a nonstarter for President Obama and Democrats who control the Senate, makes clear there will be no quick agreement on a Senate-passed bill and illustrates how wide the gap remains over fundamental immigration reform. …

The proposal, pushed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), has gained ground among Republicans. Cantor discussed it during a free-flowing, two-hour, closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Wednesday in which lawmakers lined up dozens deep in the Capitol’s basement to air their views on the best way to proceed. …

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: amnesty; amnestypimps; boehner; ericcantor; gopestablishment; marcorubio; paulryan; rino

1 posted on 07/10/2013 9:18:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Cantor is too slick and glib - I don’t trust him. Not to mention, he’s a suck-up RINO who wants Boners job.

Here’s the scaled-back immigration plan we can all support:
1. Go back to where you came from if you’re illegal.
2. Obey the laws for immigration like you’re supposed to.
3. Because the US is now enforcing border security, you’ll find there is no #3.


2 posted on 07/10/2013 9:29:31 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Olog-hai

If you do twitter.....there is an major push by Michelle Malkin to send messages to Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner), Cantor (@GOPLeader) etc. under the hashtag #holdthelineandstiffenthespine and #NoAmnesty.

People are trying to bombard their pages with No Amnesty tweets.


3 posted on 07/10/2013 9:33:53 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: Olog-hai

Only chance to stop the Amnesty bill is for the House not to consider any immigration related bill at all. Any bill coming out of the House will be merged with the Senate Amnesty bill in conference

Tom Tancredo explains it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no immigration related bill at all from the House. no action at all


4 posted on 07/10/2013 9:34:29 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Texas56

good idea.

Only chance to stop the Amnesty bill is for the House not to consider any immigration related bill at all. Any bill coming out of the House will be merged with the Senate Amnesty bill in conference

Tom Tancredo explains it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no immigration related bill at all from the House. no action at all


5 posted on 07/10/2013 9:34:58 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: bigbob

No plan must come from the House. it’s a trap. any immigration related bill coming out of the House WILL be merged with the Senate Amnesty bill in conference.

call congress. no bill


6 posted on 07/10/2013 9:36:34 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

Congress = Criminal.


7 posted on 07/10/2013 9:37:16 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: ogen hal

That’s true and so is Obama , the main criminal and terrorist


8 posted on 07/10/2013 9:38:05 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

I’ve sent multiple tweets to Boehner and Cantor.

One of my tweets tonight was if they give amnesty to the kids brought here it will still not help. First, they won’t vote for them (which is what they think will happen) and Second, THE PARENTS WON’T LEAVE. We’ll still have the invaders here with us and still benefitting from taxpayers.

A lot of young conservatives are VERY vocal on Twitter and are going after issues such as immigration via that mechanism. Instead of calling, they are contacting through the social media. Plus it is a way of organizing and alerting each other on issues and responses to issues.


9 posted on 07/10/2013 9:46:48 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: Democrat_media

I hear you. Others are saying that the potential to pass a watered-down bill that they think will die in conference committee will be too tempting for the limp-wristed Boner and others who believe the narrative being pushed by the likes of those staward GOP supporters Bob Beckel, that if they don’t pass some kind of immigration reform bill, the GOP will never win another Presidential election! (oh, the horror of not having another Bush!)


10 posted on 07/10/2013 9:49:48 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Democrat_media

He’s wrong. His plan leaves us getting beat up for doing nothing.

Best:
Pass an enforcement bill out of the House. Work on a new immigration bill while the enforcement bill is before the Senate.
After the Senate passes the enforcement bill pass the new immigration bill.

The biggest obstacle is the “amnesty or nothing” RINOs so put them on the spot.


11 posted on 07/10/2013 9:58:08 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Olog-hai

The only approach we need to this issue is a sustained, good-faith enforcement of the laws already on the books.


12 posted on 07/10/2013 9:59:57 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Texas56

bttt


13 posted on 07/10/2013 10:02:18 PM PDT by kalee
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To: Olog-hai

Folding lawn chairs desperate to appease their Democrat masters......


14 posted on 07/10/2013 10:06:42 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: mrsmith

No you’re wrong. it’s a trap. Why are you shilling for Amnesty .

Miehelle bachman and Tancredo explained it. it’s a plot to get Amnesty passed by merging any bill coming out the House with the Senate bill in Conference.

Tom Tancredo explains it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

The House doesn’t have to do a damn thing about immigration .the media is pushing this. only 2% of Americans even think it’s an issue.

are you insane? do you want a socialist state or unlimited immigrants invading ? wtf?

call congress . no immigration related bill at all from the House. no action at all


15 posted on 07/10/2013 10:08:36 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

And why do you want to keep it legal to be an illegal immigrant?
That’s what the situation is now.

If the RINOs and Dems want to block a new immigration law because they don’t want enforcement why do you want to cover for them?

I say put the the pressure on them.


16 posted on 07/10/2013 10:21:12 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

This horrible Amnesty bill will destroy America:

Gives amnesty to 30 million illegals.

Then each of those 30 million can bring in 5 family members from the 3rd world = 150 million new 3rd world immigrants into the USA.

Then the democrats can use these new 100 million democrat voters to achieve absolute power and turn the USA into a communist state as is their goal.

How is this good ? and you support is. democrats are pure evil

You trust congress and governent to write a law that will not include Amnesty and other horrors . especially in this environment with an IRS rigged Congress.

you are for a 1200 page bill. you are not conservative nor even have the capacity to mentally understand basic reality.

you are part of the problem that is sending us all to slavery (socialism).


17 posted on 07/10/2013 10:25:10 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

If ANY BILL COMES OUT OF THE HOUSE.

IM DONE....

BYE BYE GOP

They are playing us for fools.


18 posted on 07/10/2013 10:26:07 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (We have No Opposition to Obam a's Socialist Agenda:)
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To: Democrat_media

You want to keep it legal to be an illegal immigrant

Fine, I got it.

AND You want conservatives beat up for that sitituation.

Fine, I got it.

Can’t wish you ‘good luck’ though. I’d prefer a plan that forces enforcement.


19 posted on 07/10/2013 10:37:05 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith
you are for a 1200 page Amnesty bill
you are for giving Amnesty to 30 million illegals

then all those 30 million can bring in 5 family members each from the 3rd world all who will vote for democrats who will turn the USA into a socialist state.

you are democrat/liberal shilling for Amnesty

why do you support a 1200 page bill? are you insane?

no bill from the House. do you get it? it will be merged with the Senate bill . they already passed a fence bill and long time ago and Obama has not enforced it . they only enforce parts of what they want to. you are a liberal/socialist/statist.

20 posted on 07/10/2013 10:43:53 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Olog-hai

Closed door session? They wont discuss this in public because they know there will be hell to pay.


21 posted on 07/10/2013 10:51:35 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Democrat_media

As some clever freeper wrote last night regarding the amnesty bill...
“Blue -slip the bill or pink-slip for you”
I may be ad libbing but... tweet that to Boner!


22 posted on 07/10/2013 10:56:25 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Olog-hai

let the GOP die now


23 posted on 07/10/2013 11:15:24 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Democrat_media

Exactly. Cantor is slimier than slime.


24 posted on 07/11/2013 2:14:28 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: mrsmith

No. The House should pass absolutely nothing on immigration—Cantor is simply trying the back door to amnesty through reconciliation.


25 posted on 07/11/2013 2:15:27 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: mrsmith

Anything the House passes on immigration this term will end up as amnesty through reconciliation with the Senate bill. Why can’t you get that?


26 posted on 07/11/2013 2:21:38 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: mrsmith

I heard Michelle Bachmann explaining this on the radio. As she said, we already made it a law to build 700 miles of fence, and it has already been paid for. Except NO FENCE was built. And any new immigration law will be the same.

Just like with Obamacare, stuff in the law that doesn’t suit Obama will be postponed, delayed, ignored, etc.

I read somewhere else that a condition was that the illegals will be granted temporary citizenship, and if the border is not secured within 5 years or some such period, that citizenship will be revoked.

Yeah right - they are going to revoke them! They won’t build the fence, and then moan about how evil it would be to make these people “illegals” again.

Agreed on the enforce the current laws, and secure the border. THEN we’ll talk.


27 posted on 07/11/2013 2:26:17 AM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: Olog-hai

My letter to my GOP Congressman:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3041236/posts


28 posted on 07/11/2013 4:54:36 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: bigbob
Hey Boehner,

NO DAMN BILL.

Is that too complicated?

29 posted on 07/11/2013 1:10:49 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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