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May 05, 2014
Hey Guys...The Liberals Think They Finally Caught Us Admiting Our Deep Dark Secret: We Want Immigration Laws Enforced
Apparently that conservatives, well at least the ones who oppose amnesty, want immigration laws enforce inside the country as well as at the border is big news that's totally going to change everything. Or something.
[Univision's Jorge]Ramos repeatedly pressed Goodlatte to explain why it is that House Republicans refuse to act on immigration reform. Goodlatte repeatedly claimed the problem is that Republicans can’t trust Obama to enforce the law, as evidenced by the fact that deportations from the interior have dropped. Goodlatte explicitly said the problem is that only people convicted of serious crimes are getting deported from the interior.
Yep that's big news alright...conservatives want the laws of the United States of American enforced.
Of course the fact that the Republican Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee can't make a counter argument that puts Team Amnesty on the defensive is rather troubling. Though it's not surprising since he's basically on Team Amnesty himself.
So how should supporters of real immigration reform respond to these types of questions? How about something like this?
It's not a question of wanting more deportations or not. It's a question of enforcing the laws. Why are immigration and employment laws the only laws we're not supposed to enforce in this country?
Where's the Republican candidate making that argument? That's the man or woman I'd be interested in supporting. Sadly, I'm not seeing that from anyone of note in the GOP.
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