Skip to comments.Cornyn, Rove attend Tyler panel on immigration (2007 Flashback)
Posted on 02/14/2014 12:29:57 PM PST by jimbo123
Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn said Tuesday that while failures at the federal level to address immigration issues have left people frustrated, state lawmakers should not be attempting to fix the problem.
Cornyn, joined by former White House strategist Karl Rove at the East Texas Immigration Summit, said states passing tougher immigration laws focused only on enforcement and not economic impacts.
"Immigration is the federal government's responsibility, under our Constitution," Cornyn said. "Piecemeal approaches at the state level deal with only one aspect of the issue."
Cornyn and Rove, the former deputy chief of staff to President Bush, was also joined in the panel discussion by Republican U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall. The summit was sponsored by Texas Employers for Immigration Reform
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Piecemeal approaches by the states are required because the Federal government has failed in it's single most important Constitutional duty - "and shall protect each of them [the states] against Invasion." Instead of repelling the invasion, Cornyn wants to ratify it.