Sunday, October 31, 2010

History tells us Amnesty for illegal aliens is destined to fail.

Politicians in the United States seem incapable of learning from past mistakes. This is particularly sad considering there are many members of congress who were present for the Reagan Amnesty in the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. This law gave permanent resident status to 2.7 million illegal aliens.

There is a plethora of evidence that the Immigration Reform and Control act was a complete failure. Amnesty did not reduce the number of illegal crossings; rather the number of illegal aliens entering the country immediately increased and that number remains high. A report released in October 2000 by Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) concluded amnesties do not solve the illegal alien problem...

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