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  •  agree about the amendments, but (2+ / 0-)
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    Banana Republicans, stevemb

    I still don't think this bill actually creates a path to citizenship in practice. Doesn't it still have the onerous requirements for certification that the borders are secure, ones that in effect mean it will never happen?  I haven't seen the exact wording of what they passed yesterday, but  what they were working with most of the year was basically lip service to an actual path to citizenship.

    I suppose you could make the "foot in the door" argument as with Obamacare, but I haven't heard a really convincing version of that argument.

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    by eparrot on Wed May 22, 2013 at 01:32:33 PM PDT

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