They know that I strongly opposed the McCain-Kennedy amnesty proposal in 2008, they know that I’m as conservative as they come, and they also know that I have been a strong Marco Rubio supporter and equally strong, longtime opponent of Charlie Crist and his fellow opportunist, unprincipled backstabber types.
Because this immigration debate has been so dynamic, changing from one day to the next, I decided to kind of sit back and observe how things develop.
In recent days, however, Senators have begun to debate and reach consensus on certain provisions, and consequently public discourse on the issue is beginning to reach a fever pitch.
One thing is beginning to look evident: unlike previous comprehensive immigration reform (amnesty) proposals, this one appears to emphasize border security as a precondition before some of the other more lenient provisions can take effect.
This is how it would work: Continue reading