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Immigration Reform

It would be good to skip the political debate of is it good or bad.

The question is : If we are to have immigration reform what should it include.

According to documents obtained by The Associated Press, the senators will call for accomplishing four goals:

—Creating a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already here, contingent upon securing the border and better tracking of people here on visas.

—Reforming the legal immigration system, including awarding green cards to immigrants who obtain advanced degrees in science, math, technology or engineering from an American university.

—Creating an effective employment verification system to ensure that employers do not hire illegal immigrants in the future, including requiring prospective workers to verify legal status and identity through a non-forgeable electronic system.

—Allowing more low-skill workers into the country and allowing employers to hire immigrants if they can demonstrate they couldn’t recruit a U.S. citizen; and establishing an agricultural worker program.

We need to address the entitlements such as social security without ever paying into the system and other entitlements.

What would you like included.

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  • Jan 30 2013: Remember it's the liberal arts majors verses the business idiots How could one expect a better result in a country where so many people aren't sure the world isn't really flat.

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