Self-deportation is back!
While the Romney campaign did not use "Keep America American" as a continuous slogan, a United States Presidential candidate should avoid using that phrase all together considering the KKK used a similar phrase.
Chris Christie said he didn’t think "self-deportation” would work. It sounds like he does now.
The fantasy that millions of people will simply disappear if we just have stricter laws, the old "self-deportation" theory and the lynchpin of the Romney campaign in 2012, did not work as a political strategy and is laughable as a policy.
When Congress wouldn't pass a bill, the president had to act on immigration and deportation policy, to keep families intact -- a measure that affected 40 percent of the undocumented immigrants in the United States.
My guess is that by the time everyone votes in November, the Republican anti-Obamacare strategy is hardly going to cause a ripple, while the debate over immigration reform is going to be the main event.
But what is pretty clear is that if Obama does act, it is going to help Democrats in the 2016 presidential contest. The whole immigration reform issue is a gigantic trap for Republicans, and they will likely be unable to resist the urge to walk right into it.
Graham also said that the pathway to citizenship must be tied to certified border security. The nature of that certification
Although the plots of many musicals have been built around love stories and comic devices, a growing number can be identified as "message" musicals.
The GOP must either wrangle it's more anti-immigrant forces who are worried about being "primaried," or admit that they won't be competitive on the national stage without rigging the vote more aggressively.