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Obama calls for debate on immigration


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  • lost in DC West Jordan, UT
    March 27, 2013 12:32 p.m.

    BO calls for debate.

    Why does he not put forward any detailed, concrete proposals? Or is actually doing something beneath him?

    March 27, 2013 9:35 a.m.

    Talks at a stand still?

  • SLars Provo, UT
    March 27, 2013 3:00 a.m.

    We have great laws, when enforced. What guarantee does the American worker have that laws will be enforced in the future.

    Deport 5 million, e-verify nationally with business licenses pulled, THEN we talk.

  • wrz Pheonix, AZ
    March 26, 2013 6:05 p.m.

    "We've known for years that our immigration system is broken..."

    Our immigration laws are just fine... which essentially says 'if you want to come to this country and become a citizen you must fill out the necessary papers, get in line, and await your turn. What's broken is enforcement of our immigration laws. And the president and his Attorney General are the guilty party. The president took an oath to uphold the US Constitution and see that the laws of the land were faithfully enforced. In this he has failed. In fact, he had thumbed his nose at the immigration law. Perhaps it's because his, himself is an

    "The measure also would allow tens of thousands of new high- and low-skilled workers into the country."

    We don't need more workers into this country. We don't have the jobs for them as we can see by our high unemployment rate... which will likely last for a dozen years or more.