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HOUSE GOP PRESS FORWARD ON IMMIGRATION AMID BUDGET FIGHT
Big Government ^ | 10/1/2013 | Tony Lee

Posted on 10/01/2013 1:50:23 AM PDT by markomalley

In the midst of the government shutdown debate, House Republicans are "quietly" working to advance immigration reform "beneath the radar." 

"Don't start an obituary for immigration reform just yet," Fox News Latino declared on Monday. 

"Despite the appearance that would suggest everyone in Washington is focused on one thing, work is going on on other issues beneath the radar," said Tamar Jacoby, head of ImmigrationWorks USA, which is described as "a coalition of small businesses that supports comprehensive immigration legislation."

According to Fox News Latino, "while the spotlight on Congress is on the partisan brawl over government spending and President Barack Obama's health care law, some Republicans in the House are quietly working to bring some momentum to work on fixing the immigration system."

Outside groups like Jacoby's and lawmakers have all insisted in recent days that "three months after the Democratic-led Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill, the issue is showing signs of life in the Republican-run House."

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said conservatives must be "ever vigilant" about the House's efforts to move amnesty provisions and comprehensive immigration reform forward, especially on days where there is nothing yet planned on the legislative calendar. 

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; gangof8; immigrationbill
Before you start patting the GOPe for finally developing a backbone, don't get tunnel vision...they are still scum.
1 posted on 10/01/2013 1:50:23 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

So the CR hassle is being used for cover to get Amnesty passed? The Republicans seem stonily determined to give the Socialist Democrats a permanent voting majority one way or another.


2 posted on 10/01/2013 1:58:00 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: markomalley

How can they pass comprehensive immigration reform, when the president will just pick and choose which portions of the law he will enforce?


3 posted on 10/01/2013 2:04:12 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Haiku Guy

And don’t give me any baloney about rigid requirements and hard triggers. Obamacare all sorts of rigid requirements and hard schedules, and president ignored those.


4 posted on 10/01/2013 2:07:41 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Haiku Guy

Regardless of Obama’s behavior, amnesty is a travesty and that is what they are trying to alternatively sneak and force through.


5 posted on 10/01/2013 2:31:07 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: markomalley

They’re going to bring in ultra-arch-uber-conservative Catholics from Mexico who love family values! This is good for Conservatism! They’re going to vote for R’s because R’s know what’s best for us and they love family values! Yay Team R! Beat Team D!

More family values voters can’t be bad!


6 posted on 10/01/2013 2:32:12 AM PDT by MichiganConservative (T. Jefferson's warning come true: THIS morning you woke up a slave to government and central bankers)
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To: markomalley

If it isn’t 100% Deportation...It’s Illegal Alien Amnesty

Yes there are still quite too many Economic Anti-American GOP in the House to rest comfortably. Heck the GOP in the House would have caved on the CR if it wasn’t for Senator Cruz


7 posted on 10/01/2013 2:39:20 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Fact Is: GOPe want ObamaCare.)
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To: MichiganConservative
They’re going to bring in ultra-arch-uber-conservative Catholics from Mexico who love family values!

Don't even get me started on this.

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Source: DHS Yearbook of Immigration Statistics 2012

The US is such a racist country...we don't allow anybody come here at all, do we? (/sarc)

8 posted on 10/01/2013 2:54:38 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley
Un
****ing
Believable

The GOPe is MUCH more my enemy than the Democrats ever HOPED to be.
9 posted on 10/01/2013 2:58:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: markomalley

> Before you start patting the GOPe for finally developing a backbone, don’t get tunnel vision...they are still scum.

Yes but they are the only voices we have at the moment so we’ll have to settle for this scum until we can call in replacements.


10 posted on 10/01/2013 2:58:51 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: markomalley
It really is as if the GOPe has taken a page from Obama: Overwhelm the populace with many legislative initiatives at once, to pass Trojan-Horse America-Killers.
11 posted on 10/01/2013 3:00:36 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: jsanders2001
Yes but they are the only voices we have at the moment so we’ll have to settle for this scum until we can call in replacements.

If they manage to get this one through, we won't be able to call in replacements.

This initiative needs a Syrian-War level of response. Let them know WE NOTICE.

12 posted on 10/01/2013 3:01:45 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: jsanders2001
Yes but they are the only voices we have at the moment so we’ll have to settle for this scum until we can call in replacements.

You know the difference between a politician and a prostitute? A prostitute is honest about what she does.

13 posted on 10/01/2013 3:02:20 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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Rand Paul’s immigration speech
03.19.13 | Hon Sen Rand Paul (KY)
Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2998395/posts

...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let’s start that conversation by acknowledging we aren’t going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.

[but he’s not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]


14 posted on 10/01/2013 3:47:08 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: markomalley

Why are we surprised-—if we are surprised

This has been their plan all along......how Machiavellian of them

Someone recently noticed Paul Ryan has been missing from the budget debate........Now we know where he was——planning our demise from another direction

Can Ted Cruz help us?


15 posted on 10/01/2013 4:21:20 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Guenevere

Paul Ryan is a heap of dung, that jackass made fool out of me and a lot of other people...


16 posted on 10/01/2013 4:24:29 AM PDT by thestob (Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan are determined to destroy our country)
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To: Guenevere

You know, darling, I feel we were saved, by God, from an election of Traitors in Our Midst, in both 2008 and 2012.

In 2008, had McCain been elected, America would by now be a radioactive wasteland. This maniac would have started a nuclear war.

In 2012, had Romney/Ryan been elected, they would have proposed horrible, America-destroying legislation — like amnesty — and would have no opposition to the efforts. The Republicrats and Demicans would have passed them all easily.

Better the opposition propose this stuff. Then we can at least have a CHANCE of fighting it.


17 posted on 10/01/2013 4:25:23 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: thestob

Ryan fooled me, briefly.


18 posted on 10/01/2013 4:25:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

Yes, you are right.........
We are not being surprised or gobsmacked by someone we thought we could trust (like Bush)

We are being socked in the teeth and are fighting back!


19 posted on 10/01/2013 4:36:44 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Lazamataz

Yes, you are right.........
We are not being surprised or gobsmacked by someone we thought we could trust (like Bush)

We are being socked in the teeth and are fighting back!


20 posted on 10/01/2013 4:37:23 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: markomalley
Let them try... Conservatives will fight like banshees... just try it bone-head... we will cause much pain and anguish if you do.
21 posted on 10/01/2013 4:40:31 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: MichiganConservative

These people might love their families but they are not uber conservative nor practsing Catholics

They do not have respect for this country and our rules and why should they ever

They vote democrat because in Mexico the republicans are bad. Get that? They vote 73% democrat

The Catholics vote about 50% democrat in this country. GOP knows that

Latinos vote 73% democrat

No practicing catholic can vote for a publicly pro abortion pusher of abortion
It is a mortal sin, as it contributes to the killing of innocents

I have seen entire families leave a parish and go search for something they want to hear rather than be told this fact by clergy


22 posted on 10/01/2013 4:42:00 AM PDT by stanne
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To: markomalley; All

My worst nightmare is that the GOP is going to use this as a ‘bargaining; chip. You know, ‘we will pass your immigration bill for a delay in Ocare’. Then we end up with all bad things.

Too bad the leadership has no spine ( or other accouterment). Eric Cantor should be ashamed of himself


23 posted on 10/01/2013 4:43:18 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster
Eric Cantor should be ashamed of himself.

The Globalists (who wish to see America dead) to which he answers, tell him he should be proud of himself.

24 posted on 10/01/2013 4:46:36 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Haiku Guy
How can they pass comprehensive immigration reform, when the president will just pick and choose which portions of the law he will enforce?

They are counting on Bathhouse Barry to enforce the parts of the law that they really want enforced - those that give complete and total Amnesty and that punish native citizens that dare resist it.

25 posted on 10/01/2013 5:16:25 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: 9YearLurker

> Regardless of Obama’s behavior, amnesty is a travesty and that is what they are trying to alternatively sneak and force through.

And wouldn’t it be ridiculously funny if most of the illegals ended up being conservative and voted Republican completely counter to Obama’s evil plans to keep Socialists in power forever?...: )


26 posted on 10/01/2013 6:05:02 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

You’re kidding yourself. They are overwhelmingly Leftists at home who get not only massive welfare support but affirmative-action favoritism once they arrive here—and they continue to vote for Democrats generation after generation.


27 posted on 10/01/2013 6:11:54 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

> You’re kidding yourself. They are overwhelmingly Leftists at home who get not only massive welfare support but affirmative-action favoritism once they arrive here—and they continue to vote for Democrats generation after generation.

It was just a nice “what if” (by soe miracle) thought...: )


28 posted on 10/01/2013 6:25:25 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

Fair enough—it’s just scary that that’s actually an argument that the GOPe makes!


29 posted on 10/01/2013 7:04:35 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: markomalley

Need to see the bill first..although we all know Congress could pull a fast one.

Our immigration system is fine...perhaps some tweaking here and there. Definitely need to punish countries that are hostile toward our system. Mexico is a classic example.

The “triggers” talked about may be fine but look who we have in the WH! Laws mean nothing to him.


30 posted on 10/01/2013 8:07:27 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: Lazamataz

How very Alex Jones of you


31 posted on 10/01/2013 8:24:36 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: markomalley; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ..
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

32 posted on 10/01/2013 10:46:08 AM PDT by HiJinx (Dude, where's my tagline?)
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To: markomalley

facepalm

So, while appearing to battle Mengelecare, the GOPe is plotting to add 11 million Democrats to the voter rolls?

/facepalm


33 posted on 10/01/2013 10:48:39 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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