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Old 02-20-2013, 11:07 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by 2000_328CI View Post
If you can secure the border, I'm all for amnesty. But until that happens, offering amnesty basically just encourages more people to come across the border.
There are two problems I find with this line of thinking:

1. It presupposes that immigrants are a net liability.

2. Based on that presupposition, it instead recommends protecting the privilege of those who already have legal status.

It's extraordinarily selfish and self-defeating logic.
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