As I watched today’s ‘Georgia Gang’ their discussion of the proposed immigration bill cemented in my mind that a resolution of this problem is nowhere in sight. I lay the blame for this mostly at the feet of the “legalize them all now” crowd. The strange thing to me is that the “legalize them all now” crowd could have almost everything they want in short order if they would only agree to pass a bill containing only border security measures.
Americans are generous people. Most Americans would not want to sentence the children of illegal immigrants (most of whom are American citizens) to a life of poverty in the home countries of their parents. Furthermore, with unemployment currently at 4.5%, the question could be asked: “just exactly who’s jobs are being taken away?” Nevertheless, these issues are swept away because of our government’s complete inability to secure our southern border.
I’m not holding my breathe for anything like what I’ve suggested to happen because the “legalize them all now” crowd won’t budge and Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have no interest in doing anything unless it hurts George Bush.