May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe
Excerpted from NRO: They just keep coming. Politico has a story today on its own poll crowing that “GOP voters back immigration reform.” They asked “likely voters in competitive U.S. House and Senate races” questions on a variety of issues, including this one: “Do you support or oppose comprehensive immigration reform?” Seventy-one percent said they support it, including 64 percent of Republicans.
I’m sorry, but this is a joke. “Comprehensive immigration reform” is an advocacy term with a very specific meaning, but one designed to sound appealing to people who have no idea what that specific meaning is. Does it mean more immigration or less? Does it include amnesty? Does it mean skilled immigrants are given preference over the unskilled? Does “immigration reform” reflect the agenda of the restrictionist Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) or the expansionist Reform Immigration for America? Keep Reading