Amnesty by any Other Name

In appalling, ignominious fashion, the U.S. Congress passed both the Corker-Hoeven Amendment (June 24, 2013) and the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act (June 27, 2013), as they proved once again, with the help of fifteen Republican senators, that they are more eager to be seen as "citizens of the world" than they are with actually fixing the illegal immigration problem. Much of what occurred during this past week was simply a ploy designed to make the American public think that a tough new immigration bill was passed, when in reality, amnesty was given to upwards of thirty million illegal aliens, rule of law and enforcement was circumvented and our Republic was degraded and endangered. The U.S. currently deals with an inflow of one million legal immigrants per year; even if one accepts the questionable "11 million" figure for the number of illegal aliens in the U.S., these recent pieces of legislation are illogically conceived, overexpansive, and...(Read Full Article)

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