July 25, 2007

ONLY THE NATIVISTS ARE INEPT ENOUGH TO HAND THE DEMOPCRATS WINS:

Senators trade jabs over border security bill: $3 billion legislation gets bogged down in political wrangling (MICHELLE MITTELSTADT, 7/25/07, Associated Press)

The tensions over illegal immigration, which dominated Senate debate in May and June, erupted anew as Republicans sought to offer an amendment to the homeland security spending bill adding $3 billion for enhanced security at the U.S.-Mexico border and reviving proposed restrictions such as mandatory jail time for visa overstayers.

With Republicans seeking to toughen enforcement before dealing with other immigration issues, Democrats fired back with their own plan: A $3 billion border security increase paired with a huge guest worker program for the agriculture industry and a fast track to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came here as children and are in good standing in college or the military.

Posted by Orrin Judd at July 25, 2007 10:33 PM
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