-- June 17
with border enforcement
"...There is only
one provision that has unanimous support: stronger border enforcement.
I've seen senators stand up and object to the point system, to
chain migration, to guest workers, to every and any idea in this
bill -- except one. I have yet to hear a senator stand up and
say she is against better border enforcement.
"Why not start by passing what everyone
says they want? After all, proponents of this comprehensive reform
insist that the current situation is intolerable and must be
resolved. It follows, therefore, that however much they differ
in the details of how the current mess should be resolved, they
are united in the belief that such a mess should not be allowed
to happen again. And the only way to make sure of that is border