by Guy Farmer

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December 15, 2012
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In search of comprehensive immigration reform

I'm going to subject you to another compromise column today, this one about so-called comprehensive immigration reform, which means different things to different people.

To illegal immigration advocates "reform" means amnesty - legalizing some 11 million people who live here in violation of our immigration laws. We tried that once before when President Reagan signed a generous amnesty bill in 1986, and it didn't work. What it did do was to open the floodgates to additional millions of illegal immigrants. So we don't want to try that again.

We're told how Hispanic votes made the difference in President Obama's victory …

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