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A Grand Compromise on Immigration
The New York Times ^ | 24 March 2019 | Peter King and Tom Suozzi

Posted on 03/24/2019 4:58:32 PM PDT by Theoria

A bipartisan deal to bring millions of immigrants out of the shadows, and pay for a secure border.

Americans are frustrated by the inaction of their federal government on comprehensive immigration reform and border security. So are we.

We both represent districts on Long Island, and we have both worked on immigration-related issues for over 25 years — one of us, Representative Suozzi, from the perspective of immigrant’s rights as a mayor, as a county executive and now as a member of Congress; the other, Representative King, from the perspective of border security as a former county comptroller, and now as a congressman and former chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.

We come at this from different points of view and different parties, but with a shared commitment to finding a solution to our country’s border-security issues. Together, we have found common ground to address the problems faced by undocumented immigration and the need for robust border security.

For more than 30 years, our government has failed to solve these problems. This year, the American people endured the longest government shutdown in American history when lawmakers and the president failed to reach a spending deal that centered around border security and immigration along the United States and Mexican border.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; border; cheaplabor; compromise; editorial; illegalimmigration; immigration; mexico; ms13; opinion; wall
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1 posted on 03/24/2019 4:58:32 PM PDT by Theoria
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To: Theoria

Heads up, amnesty pimps are out again.


2 posted on 03/24/2019 4:58:50 PM PDT by Theoria (I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive)
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To: Theoria

Mexicans and Arabs and somalis go home, and we get our country back in exchange?


3 posted on 03/24/2019 5:02:18 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Theoria

What do they propose doing about the remaining 20 million illegal aliens?


4 posted on 03/24/2019 5:04:06 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Being woke means you can be nasty, hateful and use racist slurs yet feel morally superior.)
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To: Theoria
First, our plan would create a path to citizenship for approximately 1.9 million immigrants brought by their parents, without documentation

Trump proposed something similar to this back during the 1st shutdown in Jan 2018 in exchange for several pro-border and immigration reforms but was shut down by Schumer.

Before any citizenship is entertained to the children of illegals, the border should be shut down first with a concrete and steel wall built. English should be the official language. Sanctuary cities and states should be outlawed. Mandatory E-verify. Remittances taxed. And no taxpayer benefits to illegals.

5 posted on 03/24/2019 5:06:12 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Trust the plan of the 17th letter of the English alphabet!!)
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To: Theoria

They never rest.


6 posted on 03/24/2019 5:06:15 PM PDT by OddLane
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The only thing i trust is when soneone says 20 million are going to be deported


7 posted on 03/24/2019 5:07:29 PM PDT by genghis
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To: Theoria
False premise + faulty reasoning = useless conclusions.

8 posted on 03/24/2019 5:07:38 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (I'd rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)
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To: Theoria

Illegals Out of U.S.!


9 posted on 03/24/2019 5:07:49 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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Those "compromises" are the reason we are where we are today!

BUILD THE WALL. PERIOD EXCLAMATION POINT!

10 posted on 03/24/2019 5:08:20 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing")
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To: Theoria

Bring illegals out to kick out?


11 posted on 03/24/2019 5:08:28 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ( “Politicians are not born; they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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I’m old enough to remember the fraud of the Simpson-Mazzoli Act. No deal without wall funding and buildout FIRST!


12 posted on 03/24/2019 5:12:32 PM PDT by ScottinVA (The most urgent gathering threat to America: the Democrat Party)
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They all have to go and get in line behind those doing it legally or we throw the Constitution and the Rule of law in the toilet and flush the country away.

The millennia of blood and sweat that resulted in our Constitution should not be sacrificed to fools, lawbreakers and political expediency.

13 posted on 03/24/2019 5:13:32 PM PDT by amihow (Nd)
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To: Theoria

1986. No.


14 posted on 03/24/2019 5:14:37 PM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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LOL!

Grand Compromise?

We give the Democrats 20 million new voters and permanent control of the White House, Congress, and the Supreme Court.

Then, the Democrats give us....

Hmmm.

What exactly do the Democrats give us?

15 posted on 03/24/2019 5:15:09 PM PDT by zeestephen
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Lemme guess: no wall,full and immediate citizenship for all 30 million wetbacks currently in the country and the Rats will stop calling the President a poopie pants racist...until December.
16 posted on 03/24/2019 5:17:29 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Mitt Romney: Bringing Massachusetts Values To The Great State Of Utah.)
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We’ve compromised our republic away. Reach across the aisle.


17 posted on 03/24/2019 5:18:06 PM PDT by dljordan
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Yeah, Flimsey Grahamnesty is totally on our side....../s


18 posted on 03/24/2019 5:19:12 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents_Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I know what I propose - eVerify and deport those who remain.


19 posted on 03/24/2019 5:20:46 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: genghis
The only thing I trust is when someone says 20 million are going to be deported...

You like being played for a sucker? The only thing I'll trust is an announcement that 20 million HAVE BEEN deported. Even then, I'd prefer documentary evidence of them all leaving en masse.

20 posted on 03/24/2019 5:23:46 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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