Guy W. Farmer
For the Nevada Appeal

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February 10, 2013
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Guy W. Farmer: Illegal-immigration reform would reward lawbreakers

Both President Obama and a bipartisan group of eight senators have offered plans for so-called comprehensive immigration reform. But what does that really mean, and what's the difference between the two plans?

The most notable difference is that the Senate version calls for effective control of our borders before other parts of the plan are implemented, while the president's proposal would grant conditional amnesty to an estimated 11 million illegal aliens living in our country. Obama's plan would be a disaster much like ex-President Ronald Reagan's 1986 blanket amnesty, which opened our borders to a flood of illegal immigrants.

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